October 2019 | Arts Ed RECAP

on October 7, 2019

Arts Education RECAP

Read all the research, news, and policy in our arts education RECAP for October 2019.

Research

Arts Educators Cite Needs for More Research on Academic Benefits The industry agrees. We need more research on the benefits of STEAM and arts integration! Education Dive

Selected Findings from a Longitudinal Study of Partnering Arts, Communities, & Education (PACE): 2015-2018 An assessment of the PACE program established by the Indiana Arts Commission on the impact of arts education on Indiana students. Purdue University

Equity

New Jersey Becomes First State to Provide Universal Access to Arts Education; nearly 1.1 Million Students Actively Participate It looks like New Jersey is doing arts education right. 81% of their students participate in the arts in some way. That’s 250,000 students receiving the arts up over ten years ago. Arts Ed NJ

Calls-to-Action

VSA Intersections: Arts and Special Education Conference Registration is open for this year’s VSA conference on October 25-28. Our very own CEO, Dr. Kristen Paglia, will be presenting research on inclusive arts education in the K-5 setting. VSA Intersections

Advocacy

Something’s Happening in Chula Vista Watch this inspiring video about how the arts education landscape has changed in the Chula Vista Elementary School District. California Alliance for Arts Education

Data Platform Connecting Schools with Art Organizations Expanding to Six Cities Launched in 2013 in Chicago Public Schools, artlook is making it easier for the schools and districts that need arts education to find the organizations that can provide it. Education Dive

Policy

Arts Teachers Ask Legislature To Require Art Classes In Kentucky Schools A group of arts educators called the Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education is pushing for the bill, called the Arts Education Equity Act, ahead of next year’s legislative session. WFPL

Making Teaching Artists Employees The Teaching Artists Guild looks at how some organizations classify teaching artists and how this will affect various organizations. Teaching Artists Guild


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Stephanie McGrathOctober 2019 | Arts Ed RECAP