Arts Education


NAEP - 2012 Arts Education In Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, 1999-2000 and 2009-2010 (PDF)Published by National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (2012)
NEA - At-Risk Youth The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies (PDF)By James S. Catterall with Susan A Dumais and Gillian Hampden-ThompsonPublished by National Endowment for the Arts (2012)
NEA - Arts and Human Development The Arts and Human Development: Framing a National Research Agenda for the Arts, Lifelong Learning, and Individual Well-Being (PDF)A white paper based on “The Arts and Humand Development: Learning Across the Lifespan,” a convening by the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2011)
Arts Ed - NEA - Arts Learning Assessment Improving the Assessment of Student Learning in the Arts – State of the Field and Recommendations (PDF)by Sharon A. Herpin, Adrienne Quinn Washington, and Jian LiPublished by WestEd and National Endowment for the Arts (2012)
PCAH - Reinvesting in Arts Education Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America’s Future Through Creative Schools (PDF)Published by the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities with funding support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Members of the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, and the Stephen and Myrna Greenberg Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Communal Fund (2011)
NCES - A Snapshot of Arts Education A Snapshot of Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2009-2010 (PDF)Published by National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education (2011)
Arts Ed - New Hampshire Measuring Up: New Hampshire Arts Education Data Project Report (PDF)By Robert B. Morrison, Quadrant Arts Education Research and Patricia J. Cirillo, Cypress Research GroupPublished by New Hampshire Department of Education and New Hampshire State Council on the Arts (2011)
Arts Ed - Ohio Fall 2011 Report Status of Arts Education in Ohio’s Schools (PDF)by Quadrant Arts Education ResearchPublished by Ohio Alliance for Arts Education, Ohio Arts Council, and Ohio Department of Education (2011)
Changing Tennessee Schools Through Arts Integration Changing Tennessee Schools Through Arts Integration: The Tennessee Arts Commission’s Value Plus Schools Initiative (PDF)Published by Tennessee Arts Commission (2011)
SNAAP - Forks in the Road Forks in the Road: The Many Paths of Arts Alumni (PDF)Published by the Strategic National Arts Alumni Project at Indiana University (2011)
Arts Education in America Arts Education in America: What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation (PDF)by Nick Rabkin and E.C. Hedberg, NORC at the University of ChicagoPublished by National Endowment for the Arts (2011)
AFTA - National Arts Policy Roundtable 2010 Final Report National Arts Policy Round Table Final Report: The Role of the Arts in Educating America for Great Leadership and Economic Strength (PDF)Published by Americans for the Arts and the Sundance Institute, with funding from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the NAMM Foundation, and the Ruth Lilly Fund of Americans for the Arts (2010)
Arts Ed - WESTAF Statewide Arts Education Assessment, 2009-2010: Idaho, Montana, Utah, Wyoming (PDF)By Bothell Assessment and ResearchPublished by Western States Arts Federation, with the state arts agencies of Idaho, Montana, Utah, and Wyoming (2010)
Arts Ed - Arizona Engaging Students, Supporting Schools, Accessing Arts Education: Highlights from the Arizona Arts Education Census Project (PDF)Published by Arizona Commission on the Arts and Arizona Department of Public Education (2010)
Arts Ed - The Qualities of Quality The Qualities of Quality: Understanding Excellence in Arts Education (PDF)by Steve Seidel, Shari Tishman, Ellen Winner, Lois Hetland, and Patricia PalmerCommissioned by The Wallace Foundation with additional support from the Arts Education Partnership and published by Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education (2009)
Arts Ed - Neuroeducation Neuroeducation: Learning, Arts, and the Brain: Findings and Challenges for Educators and Researchers from the 2009 Johns Hopkins University Summit (PDF)by Mariale Hardiman, Susan Magsamen, Guy McKhann, and Janet EilberPublished by Dana Press (2009)
Arts Ed - Doing Well and Doing Good

Doing Well and Doing Good by Doing Art, A 12-Year National Study of Education in the Visual and Performing Arts: Effects on the Achievements and Values of Young Adults (PDF)by James S. CatterallPublished by I-Group Books with funding by the GE Fund with support from the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies (2009)

A follow-up study to work published in Champions of Change and Critical Links.

Arts Ed - Louisiana Arts Education School Survey Louisiana Arts Education School Survey(PDF)by KID smARTPublished by the Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, Office of Cultural Development (2009)
Arts Ed - North Carolina Arts in Education Programs in North Carolina: Statewide Survey Results(PDF)by Michael E. Sikes, Ph.D.Published by the North Carolina Arts Council (2007)
Arts Ed - From Anecdote to Evidence From Anecdote to Evidence: Assessing the Status and Condition of Arts Education at the State Level (PDF)by Sandra S. Ruppert and Andrew L. NelsonPublished by Arts Education Partnership (2006)
Arts Ed - Critical Evidence: How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement Critical Evidence: How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement (PDF)by Sandra S. RuppertPublished by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies in collaboration with the Arts Education Partnership with additional support provided by MetLife Foundation and National Endowment for the Arts (2006)
Status of Arts Education in Kentucky Public Schools Final Report 2005 Status of Arts Education in Kentucky Public Schools: Final Report (PDF)By Dennis Horn, The Collaborative for Teaching and LearningPublished by the Kentucky Arts Council (2005)
Arts Ed - Imagine - Introducing Your Child to the Arts Imagine! Introducing Your Child to the Arts (PDF)Published by National Endowment for the Arts (2004)
Arts Education in the Age of Accountability

Arts Education in the Age of Accountability (PDF)by Dr. Jack SandersPublished by SERVE in partnership with the Southern Arts Federation (now South Arts) (2002)

This brief informs policymakers about the place of arts education in ‘No Child Left Behind’ federal legislation and about arts education research published in Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development.

Arts Ed - Critical Links Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development (PDF)Edited by Richard J. DeasyPublished by Arts Education Partnership with support from National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education (2002)
Arts Ed - How the Arts Can Enhance After-School Programs How the Arts Can Enhance After-School Programs (HTML)Published by National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education (2002)
Arts Ed - Champions of Change Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning (PDF)Edited by Edward B. FiskePublished by Arts Education Partnership and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities with funding by The GE Fund and The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation (1999)
Arts Ed - Gaining the Arts Advantage Gaining the Arts Advantage: Lessons from School Districts That Value Arts Education (PDF)Published by The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities and Arts Education Partnership with funding by the GE Fund, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and Binney & Smith, and additional support provided by National Endowment for the Arts, U.S. Department of Education, and the White House Millennium Council (1999)