Press Releases

Media requests for background information, interviews, photographs or expert sources can be directed to Amy Skinner, director of communications, at or 303.229.3609.


Engaging the Arts in the Broader Education Policy Landscape (December)
Creative Youth Development: Transforming the Learning Environment (September)
What School Leaders Can Do to Increase Arts Education (July)
Music Matters (May)
Preparing Educators and School Leaders for Effective Arts Integration (May)
ArtScan at a Glance (March)


Beyond the Core: Advancing student success through the arts (Link)
ESSA: Mapping opportunities for the arts – New Chapters on a Well-Rounded Education and Tiers of Evidence (Link)
2017 ArtScan at a Glance: Connecting the States and Arts Education Policy (Link)
ESSA: Mapping opportunities for the arts – New Chapter on Stakeholder Engagement (Link)


ESSA: Mapping Opportunities for the Arts (Link)
National Arts and Education Leaders to Meet in Denver This Week  (Link)
Arts Education Partnership Announces New Director (Link)
2016 State of the States: Arts education state policy summary (Link)


AEP Releases ArtScan 2014: What State Policies Say About Arts Education in America (PDF)


Why the Arts Matter for America’s Students: Focus of AEP National Forum Coming to Pittsburgh – September 24, 2014 (PDF)
Preparing Students for the Next America: The Benefits of an Arts Education (PDF)
National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE)  Partners with AEP on Arts Education Policy Portal (PDF)
Call for Existing Research on Arts Programs (PDF)


ArtsEdSearch Graduate Fellows Program Release (PDF)
Fall 2012 National Forum Release (PDF)
ArtsEdSearch Release (PDF)
Spring 2012 National Forum Release (PDF)
Music Matters Press Release (PDF)


Fall 2011 National Forum Release (PDF)