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Attend Upcoming Webinar on Arts-Based Summer Learning Funding!

 The American Rescue Act included $127 billion in federal funding for K-12 education, what some are calling an “historic” or “once-in-a-generation” opportunity. Funds from this legislation include dedicated percentages for summer learning. Join NSLA and the Arts Education Partnership to learn more about funding for arts-based summer learning, and spend time in role-alike small groups workshopping your ideas!

The nation’s hub for research on the impact of arts education.

A database that provides the most current information on state policy areas related to K-12 arts education.

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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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