Unlike most AP offerings, the three studio-art programs dispense with the traditional pencil-and-paper exam in favor of student portfolios of artwork.
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December 14, 2012
New survey results offer a glimpse into the challenges theater educators face in tackling complex social and political issues in plays.
December 13, 2012
New survey data offer a detailed look at the state of theater education in American high schools.
October 10, 2012
The Los Angeles school board voted yesterday to elevate the arts to an essential "core" subject and to gradually restore budget cuts for it.
September 24, 2012
High school students will spend a year building appreciation for poetry and inspiring their peers to find or follow their poetic voices.
September 21, 2012
The vast majority of Michigan schools offer at least some arts instruction, a new study suggests, but more than one-third have no certified specialists in music or visual arts, the two most popular offerings.
September 19, 2012
The U.S. Department of Education has awarded $6.6 million to the Kennedy Center to expand arts education activities, including the integration of the arts across the curriculum.
August 29, 2012
The Kennedy Center will work with a local arts team in Iowa City to help develop a plan to expand and improve arts education.
July 27, 2012
Gov. Beverly Perdue of North Carolina recently signed legislation that requires teacher-preparation programs to ensure elementary students are readied to integrate the arts across the curriculum.
July 05, 2012
Amid concern that funding to promote academic disciplines beyond reading, mathematics, and science is getting squeezed out of the federal budget, more than two dozen education organizations are banding together in a new coalition to more effectively make their case to policymakers. Members of the n...