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November 28, 2016

Chicago Arts Survey Finds Revitalized Programs, Lingering Gaps

Chicago is one of a number of cities and states that has been tracking the status of arts programs after major cuts in years past.

November 23, 2016

Poet Laureate Partners With Chicago Public School Teachers

U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera, in partnership with the Poetry Foundation and the Library of Congress, will meet with 9th grade English teachers in Chicago Public Schools to revamp poetry instruction.

October 20, 2016

Where Are the Arts in California Schools?

California joins a growing number of cities and states hoping to spotlight which students do and do not have access to high-quality arts education.

September 28, 2016

Studying Music in High School Can Help Students Process Sound, Language

Learning to sing and play instruments helped the development of auditory processing skills of teenagers in Chicago.

September 13, 2016

Encouraging Schools to Use Title I Funds for Arts

New Jersey is offering money to schools that want to use the arts to improve academics, parent and student engagement, and school climate and culture.

August 12, 2016

States Move Toward Standardized Arts Tests

States are beginning to experiment with standardized assessment in the arts.

July 07, 2016

Study: Music Education Aids Cognitive Development

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

One-of-a-Kind State Survey Finds Most N.J. Students Are Taking Art

New Jersey is the first state to have collected comprehensive information on arts education participation.

May 25, 2016

White House Turnaround Arts Initiative Expands

The White House Turnaround Arts Initiative, which started in eight schools in 2011, will expand to 68 schools.

May 11, 2016

Music Education Leader Is Out After Race-Related Comments

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.

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