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Tieken, Mara Casey; Montgomery, M. K. – State Education Standard, 2021
Rural America is experiencing an era of unprecedented demographic change, as rural communities of color are growing--an expansion that is necessary for keeping rural America thriving. But racial and class inequality divides many rural places, threatening rural students' education and rural communities' well-being, and the current pandemic is…
Descriptors: Barriers, Rural Areas, Social Differences, Racial Differences
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Banghart, Kirk – State Education Standard, 2021
In Colorado, a grassroots accountability and continuous improvement network is uniting far-flung rural school districts--with members as many as 400 miles apart--in a collaborative effort to address the unique needs of Colorado's rural students. As in other states, Colorado rural districts must deal with funding disparities, isolation, education…
Descriptors: Accountability, Rural Schools, Educational Policy, Educational Cooperation
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Tooley, Melissa; Prescott, Sabia – State Education Standard, 2021
All teachers need high-quality, relevant, ongoing professional development, but it is particularly hard to come by in rural areas. The Kentucky Valley Educational Cooperative (KVEC), an educational service agency serving some of the most economically distressed rural counties in America, has been leading one promising model for delivering…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Credentials, Rural Areas, Elementary School Teachers
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Hartman, Sara L. – State Education Standard, 2021
Rural places are defined by their connectedness--close-knit, supportive communities that work together to meet the needs of children and families. But geographic isolation is another defining feature of rural places, one that often renders rural families invisible to nonrural Americans. Indeed, national conversations about the COVID-19 pandemic…
Descriptors: Well Being, Young Children, Family (Sociological Unit), At Risk Persons
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Banghart, Kirk – State Education Standard, 2021
In Colorado, where higher education institutions are not graduating enough candidates to fill open teaching jobs, particularly in specializations such as math, several initiatives are working to improve rural teacher recruitment and retention. Through scholarships, state university partnerships, a multidistrict professional learning community, and…
Descriptors: Teacher Recruitment, Teacher Persistence, Rural Schools, Faculty Mobility
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Leichty, Reg – State Education Standard, 2021
The pandemic brought the rural broadband gap into stark relief, as schools shuttered and many families lacked the internet access and devices necessary to connect their students to high-quality online learning. State boards of education can help solve the rural broadband connectivity challenge and expand learning opportunities. To do so, they…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Access to Education, Rural Areas
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Tuttle, Lynn – State Education Standard, 2020
In its four years of life, the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has blazed new pathways for policy and funding in K-12 arts education. Many states acted early to take advantage of these federal opportunities to expand students' access to the arts. Through its definitional language, suggested actions, and funding mechanisms, ESSA provides states…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Art Education
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Dell'Erba, Mary – State Education Standard, 2020
Researchers and policymakers alike recognize the lasting benefits of participation in high-quality arts coursework and in integrating arts into other content areas. Federal policymakers signaled their support for arts education by passing the Every Student Succeeds Act, with its inclusion of the arts as part of a "wellrounded education."…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Art Education, Outcomes of Education
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VanderBrug, Jonathan – State Education Standard, 2020
Recognizing the essential value of the arts, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) included the arts as an indicator of school quality and student success in the state's Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan, which the U.S. Department of Education approved in August 2017. The indicator currently has no weight in Illinois's accountability…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, State Policy
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Wan, Yinmei; Ludwig, Meredith; Boyle, Andrea; Lindsay, Jim – State Education Standard, 2020
State boards of education rely on educators and researchers for evidence about the value of approaches in arts education--as in all other disciplines-- to help them weigh needs against the investment and the opportunities for good outcomes for all students and their communities. Yet there is only a modest body of rigorous research to inform…
Descriptors: Art Education, Integrated Activities, Educational Research, Research Needs
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Brown, Eleanor D. – State Education Standard, 2020
The combination of verbal and nonverbal channels provided by the arts can offer valuable opportunities not only for students with language delays but also for English language learners. More generally, arts enrichment may help to bridge the gap that often separates home and school for children from racial and ethnic minority backgrounds. The arts…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Art Education, Art Activities, School Readiness
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Farrington, Camille; Shewfelt, Steve – State Education Standard, 2020
From 2017 to 2019, the University of Chicago Consortium on School Research and Ingenuity, a Chicago arts education advocacy organization, collaborated to examine the relationship between arts education and social-emotional development. Combining arts-specific research with multidisciplinary literature on child and adolescent development, the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Social Development, Emotional Development, Art Activities
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Foley, Catherine – State Education Standard, 2020
While many states, like Arizona, have specific requirements for K-12 arts education either in statute or administrative code, data show serious gaps in policy implementation by schools and school districts. Complicating the situation is the lack of enforcement authority by either the Arizona Department of Education or the gubernatorially appointed…
Descriptors: Art Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Policy, State Policy
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Norville, Valerie – State Education Standard, 2020
Every student deserves arts instruction for its own sake, as an essential ingredient to a well-rounded education. Yet arts education adds value for a whole host of other educational purposes: among them, enhanced writing and reading, ability to retain information, problem solving, and critical thinking. Interest in models of whole-school reform…
Descriptors: Art Education, School Turnaround, Educational Change, Teaching Methods
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Cantor, Pamela; Gomperts, Nora – State Education Standard, 2020
Children's environments, experiences, and relationships drive how they learn and develop--more so than their genes. This article discusses how education leaders can help transform the antiquated U.S. education system into one that drives toward equity and prepares all students for thriving in school and in life. Informed by recent advances in the…
Descriptors: Child Development, Role of Education, Equal Education, Context Effect
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