On May 20, 2012 Eric Booth - teacher, artists, businessman and leader in the field of arts education - gave the commencement speech at the New England Conservatory. Read the inspiring and intelligent yet accessible speech here! Read More.
Arts.Ed developed an extensive, on-line matrix that will lead you to research on any facet of arts education you can imagine! Sorted by outcomes of arts education: for students, for educators, in the context of in-school settings, and in the context of out-of-school settings—at varying educational-levels - this matrix provides exhaustive research for all types of audiences and needs. It's even fun to just look around! Check it out here Read More.
Photo courtesy of Paramount Theatre's Literacy to Life Program The Art Works News Room summarizes the new findings of the NEA report, 'The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies'. Read the article Read the Full Report Read More.
Image © 2010 Theatre Action Project Read the article by Tom Jacobs that discusses the findings of a new NEA report. The study found that disadvantaged students do better academically if they participate in the arts. Click here Read More.
"This report presents selected findings from a congressionally mandated study on arts education in public K–12 schools. The data were collected through seven Fast Response Survey System (FRSS) surveys during the 2009-10 school year. This report provides national data about arts education for public elementary and secondary schools, elementary classroom teachers, and elementary and secondary music and visual arts specialists. Comparisons with data from the 1999–2000 FRSS arts education study are included where applicable." Read the report here Read More.