The Role of Student Voices on State Boards of Education
22 June 2021

Did you know that of the 54 states and territories tracked by the National Association of State Boards of Education, […]

New Study Shows Why Arts Education Matters
16 June 2021

As a theatre artist, no one needs to convince me that the arts have a powerful impact on youth. I […]

How to Sustain Cultural Art Forms in Arts Education Equitably
25 May 2021

We were co-teachers of neo-traditional West African dance in an urban elementary school. Avalon, the classroom teacher, trained in the […]

What We Know — and Don’t Know — About the Status of Arts Education

As we enter the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic and approach the end of a school year spent entirely […]

A By-The-Numbers Approach to Exploring the Arts in Charters
04 May 2021

In the 2018-19 school year, nearly 175,000 pre-K-12 students attended a charter school with a curricular focus in the arts. […]

Blurring the Lines: Expanding Literacy and Arts Education
27 April 2021

The impact of Amanda Gorman’s inaugural poem was undeniable. The visual effect of red headband, yellow coat, updo with gold […]

Advancing Governors’ 2021 Priorities Through the Arts
22 April 2021

Each year, Education Commission of the States tracks and analyzes trends in education priorities from governors’ State of the State […]

What We’ve Learned About Innovations in Arts Education During a Pandemic
15 April 2021

AEP recently published a series of success stories featuring partners’ and affiliates’ pandemic-related innovations. We asked common questions of each […]

Extra! Extra! ArtScan Captures New Policy Area
05 April 2021

Part of our mission at AEP is to research the latest policies and emerging conversations on arts education to provide […]

A Long Game Leads to Arts Education Policy Change
23 March 2021

Over my years as an arts educator in California, I have learned that making significant changes in arts education policy […]