Arts education can expand creativity, teach diversity, build community and preserve cultural traditions. Nearly every school now offers at least some arts instruction and cultural programming, yet in 2007-08, only 45 percent of elementary schools and 33 percent of middle schools provided education in all four required art forms, according to an analysis by the New York City Department of Education , and only 34 percent of high schools offered students the opportunity to exceed the minimum graduation requirement.
The AETF brings together education directors from arts organizations in Sarasota County, Sarasota County School staff, community members and interested citizens to support arts education in our schools and our community. Examples: performances or arts presentations for young audiences; arts education workshops; arts education conferences or forums; new work aimed at young people; developing teacher guides. The Genesee Center for the Arts & Education is a community of makers, from the established artist to dabbler. Arts Education Projects funds individual artists, artist collectives and organizations who create and deliver arts education projects in school or community settings. The Projects in Schools category supports work with JK to grade 12 students in schools registered with the Ontario Ministry of Education.
Check out our website to find out more about the online arts school that we are building with video classes in music, visual arts, dance, and theater: ! Nor does support for the arts by top administrators necessarily translate into instruction for kids. TRENTON, NJ – Nearly every child in New Jersey has access to arts education in their school, according to a survey released today from the New Jersey Arts Education Census Project.
Whatever NCLB says about the arts, it measures achievement through math and language arts scores, not drawing proficiency or music skills. NCLB, enacted in 2001, included art as one of the ten core academic subjects of public education, a designation that qualified arts programs for an assortment of federal grants. The National Art Education Foundation (NAEF) invests in innovative initiatives to support instructional practice, research, and leadership in visual arts education. Below are some talking points about both the importance of arts education, as well as the decline of arts education in our country. SPARC Pinata workshop at Fort Greene Grant Square Senior Center with Artist Meghan Keys.
This statement articulates the purpose and value of arts education in the balanced curriculum of all students, asserts its place as a core academic subject area, and details how sequential arts learning can be supported by rigorous national standards and assessments.