A 2020 Action Agenda for Advancing the Arts in Education
"The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success: A 2020 Action Agenda for Advancing the Arts in Education" will serve as the blueprint for the collective work of the Arts Education Partnership for the next five years. By addressing the four priority areas highlighted in this Action Agenda, the Partnership will be moving toward the goal that, by the year 2020, every young person in America, at every grade level, will have equitable access to high quality arts learning opportunities, both during the school day and out-of-school time.
The Arts Education Partnership, ESSA and a Well-Rounded Education
In this blog post on ED Note, AEP Director, Jane Best discusses how one of AEP’s current priorities is developing resources that support the implementation of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). ESSA opens several important opportunities for including the arts in U.S. classrooms.
ArtScan is a searchable clearinghouse of the latest state policies supporting education in and through the arts from all 50 states and the District of Columbia. This new resource from AEP includes not only policy language excerpted directly from each state’s education policies but also information on state-level surveys of arts education and a set of descriptive education indicators. More
ArtsEdSearch is the nation’s first research and policy database focused entirely on student and educator outcomes associated with in-school and out-of-school arts education and implications for policy based on existing research. More