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Arts Education Partnership, 2018
Building on the first release of "Music Matters" in 2011 (see ED541070), the Arts Education Partnership has reviewed multiple research studies identified within ArtsEdSearch -- the national clearinghouse of rigorous arts education research -- to explore the importance of music on student learning outcomes. The body of evidence that…
Descriptors: Music Education, Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Outcomes of Education
Arts Education Partnership, 2018
Learning in and through the arts helps develop the essential knowledge, skills and creative capacities all students need to succeed in school, work and life. As building-level leaders, school principals play a key role in ensuring every student has access to high-quality and equitable arts learning as part of a well-rounded education. This guide…
Descriptors: Art Education, Principals, School Administration, Educational Environment
Arts Education Partnership, 2017
"The Arts Leading the Way to Student Success: A 2020 Action Agenda for Advancing the Arts in Education" is a blueprint for systemic change and collective action. This Action Agenda outlines a set of goals and strategies by which the arts and education community can collectively respond to and inform high-priority areas of action needed…
Descriptors: Art Education, Equal Education, Educational Objectives, Academic Achievement
Arts Education Partnership, 2014
It has been said that while history shapes the hand a state is dealt, public policy determines how the hand is played. State policy for K-12 education--and, by extension, for arts education--is shaped through the actions of various state governmental entities--governors, legislatures, courts, and commissioners and boards of education--in response…
Descriptors: State Policy, Art Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2012
The "State of the States 2012" summarizes state policies for arts education identified in statute or code for all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Information is based primarily on results from the AEP Arts Education State Policy Survey conducted in 2010-11, and updated in April 2012.
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, State Policy, Core Curriculum
Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2011
Beyond the intrinsic value of music to cultures worldwide, education in music has benefits for young people that transcend the musical domain. The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) reviewed an extensive body of research to identify high-quality, evidence-based studies that document student learning outcomes associated with an education in and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Research, Outcomes of Education, Psychomotor Skills
Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2011
Learning in and through the arts develops the essential knowledge, skills, and creative capacities all students need to succeed in school, work, and life. As the top building-level leaders, school principals play a key role in ensuring every student receives a high-quality arts education as part of a complete education. In a time of shrinking…
Descriptors: Art Education, Principals, School Administration, Educational Environment
Ruppert, Sandra S. – Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2010
The United States is competing in a dynamic global economy in which two assets--a skilled, versatile and highly adaptable workforce and the capacity for creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship--provide a decisive edge. To succeed in today's economic climate, the U.S. needs a well-educated, technically proficient workforce in all sectors and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Global Approach, Economic Climate, Creativity
Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2009
When the members of Arts Education Partnership (AEP) first started thinking of how they might disseminate information about the AEP Winter Forum in New Orleans, they knew they wanted to shake up the format of a traditional Forum report. At this stage in the evolution of the Partnership, and of the arts education field as a whole, they felt they…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Art Education, Partnerships in Education, Educational Change
Nelson, Andrew L. – Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2008
In June 2007, the Arts Education Partnership (AEP) convened the directors of eight collaborative entities to discuss promising practices for integrating the arts into the lives and curricula of urban public schools as a means of fostering system-wide educational improvement. The seven school-community collaboratives and one higher education…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Educational Change, Urban Schools
Burnaford, Gail – Arts Education Partnership (NJ3), 2007
This literature review is an essential resource for anyone involved in the research, theories, or methods and practices of arts integration. It covers what has been written between 1995 and 2007 in the U.S. and abroad and includes an historical overview, definitions and theoretical frameworks for arts integration, research and evaluation studies…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Curriculum, Educational Research, Educational History
Arts Education Partnership (NJ3), 2006
This 12 minute DVD features the voices of leaders from organizations such as the National School Boards Association, the American Association of Colleges of Teacher Education, the Ford Foundation, National Association of Elementary School Principals, Young Audiences, and more. AEP created this DVD for partnership organizations to use in advocacy…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society)
Ruppert, Sandra S.; Nelson, Andrew L. – Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2006
This research and policy brief draws on the experiences in five states, each of which has been the subject of a comprehensive arts education survey in recent years. The states are Illinois, Kentucky, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Washington. Distilled from the "lessons learned," the brief provides 20 principles designed to inform and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Data Collection, Surveys, Educational Research
Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2004
The research agenda for arts education presented in this report is a challenge to researchers, foundation directors, and policymakers. The intellectual stimulus for this report was the publication of "Critical Links: Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development" (2002), conducted under the leadership of the Arts Education…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Research, Cognitive Development, Learning
Smyth, Laura; Stevenson, Lauren – Arts Education Partnership (NJ1), 2003
On September 18th 2003, the director of the Human Creativity youth arts program at Central Falls High School in Central Falls, Rhode Island, and four of its youth leaders enter Lincoln Center in New York City. They are there to present their program's work at a national forum held by the Arts Education Partnership (AEP). The forum is one of three…
Descriptors: Art Education, Community, Conferences (Gatherings), Youth Programs