Los Angeles Unified's school board said arts education is as important writing and math, but many students still don't get any art in school.
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September 30, 2015
September 29, 2015
As the National Endowment for the Arts marks its 50th anniversary, its education director talks about equity and funding the arts.
September 14, 2015
Arts educators and advocates around the country are using the anniversary as an opportunity to celebrate arts in schools—and to call for more investment in such programs.
September 03, 2015
The state's new TranspARTation program is one of a growing number of efforts that offer grants to teachers to support field trips to cultural events.
August 20, 2015
In New Orleans, a state takeover of most schools ten years ago raised questions about how to preserve the city's strong musical heritage.
August 13, 2015
A public high school's performance of a song with lyrics about Jesus had triggered parents' concerns, but the Iowa State Board of Education agrees with a local school board that some uses of religious songs are appropriate.
July 29, 2015
Students who took music classes developed improved and lasting phonological skills that can translate to language abilities, new research finds.
June 03, 2015
A program that boosts arts programs at troubled schools is expanding for the second time.
May 28, 2015
A physics website lauds the importance of arts education. It's not alone among the sciences.
May 20, 2015
A new survey of parents and teachers shows how strongly they feel about music education and I pull out some of the more interesting points.