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Call for Arts Education Research!

The spring 2021 ArtsEdSearch review cycle is underway, and we are prioritizing research review that explores the effects of arts education on Mental Health, Trauma-Response and Healing and Uniting Individuals and Communities to provide the field and other stakeholders with topical research to support their work and efforts. We welcome research submissions on an ongoing basis, but research submitted before March 31 will be considered for this review cycle. Learn more!

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AEP Policy Briefing Shares Youth-Centered Policy & Strategies

Last month, Arts Education Partnership hosted an Arts and Juvenile Justice Policy Briefing that gathered policy experts and practitioners from the field to …

ArtsEdSearch: 300 Studies and Counting

In 2012, the Arts Education Partnership curated an extensive collection of research on arts education in one place: ArtsEdSearch. Eight years later, this online clearinghouse …

Dance Counts: How Policymakers Can Support Access to Quality Arts Education

Schools across the country have made great strides to offer opportunities for dance education. Educators have pivoted from prioritizing dance as a purely physical activity to …

Dance Counts

For this Special Report, the Arts Education Partnership reviewed research studies identified within ArtsEdSearch — the national clearinghouse of arts education research — to explore the importance of dance in student learning and academic and personal growth.

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Expanding the Arts Across the Juvenile Justice System

This Policy Brief captures the discussion, insights and policy considerations that came out of a Thinkers Meeting with 11 experts in the arts education and juvenile justice fields. It builds on the report, “Engaging the Arts Across the Juvenile Justice System,” by providing examples for building sustainable, arts-based programming.

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