States are beginning to experiment with standardized assessment in the arts.
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August 12, 2016
July 07, 2016
After two years of musical training, children's music skills and auditory pathways were more developed than those of their peers, said USC researchers.
June 15, 2016
New Jersey is the first state to have collected comprehensive information on arts education participation.
May 25, 2016
The White House Turnaround Arts Initiative, which started in eight schools in 2011, will expand to 68 schools.
May 11, 2016
Michael Butera is being replaced by Michael Blakeslee, pictured, as executive director and chief executive officer of the National Association for Music Education after controversy arose over Butera's reported remarks on the musical abilities of black and Latino people and racial and ethnic diversity in music education.
May 09, 2016
The director of the National Association for Music Education attributed the lack of diversity in music education to the ability level of black and Latinos.
March 15, 2016
Cast members of the Broadway hit musical Hamilton visited the White House to meet with local students and tout a new educational program.
March 10, 2016
A survey from Americans for the Arts finds that the nine out of ten Americans support arts education, and most support government funding for the arts.
January 20, 2016
New policies and a longer school day have helped Chicago schools give more students access to arts education.
December 28, 2015
Each year, we take a look at Curriculum Matters' most-read blog posts, and in 2015 it seems two major themes got readers clicking: common-core testing and math instruction.