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

Career Opportunity! Policy Researcher Position With AEP at Education Commission of the States

Education Commission of the States is currently recruiting for a policy researcher who will work closely with AEP and will support active engagement around the 2020 Action Agenda for Advancing the Arts in Education. This position may be either Washington, D.C., or Denver based. Deadline to apply is Oct. 25, 2017. For more information about this position and to apply, please click here.

ESSA and the Arts

One of AEP’s priorities is to ensure that the arts and education communities have the resources necessary to engage in the many opportunities the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) opens up for expanding the arts in U.S. classrooms. Click here for more information.

Beyond the Core: Advancing student success through the arts

This Education Trends report, Beyond the Core: Advancing student success through the arts,  explores research on how the arts bolster the development of deeper learning skills, provides examples of programs that successfully increased access to the arts in education in public schools, and includes state- and local-level policy considerations.