Quadrant Arts Education Research

Art IS Education is an annual, much anticipated county-wide showcase demonstrating the power of youth learning in and through the arts. The Tennessee Arts Commission offers strategies to bring together educators, artists, and community partners to recognize the arts as essential to learning in a variety of instructional settings from the classroom to the community and beyond. Sufficient data exists to overwhelmingly support the belief that study and participation in the fine arts is a key component in improving learning throughout all academic areas. A new version of the Artists In Schools program has been created by the Arts and Cultural Alliance. If the trends hold, this will be a massive and humiliating defeat for the corporate reformers, who have spent more on this election (at least $22 million) than on any education referendum anywhere. In 2009, less than 70 percent of elementary and middle school students had a regular arts class.arts and education

All schools and school districts in Alameda County are encouraged to participated in this countywide celebration and contribute to creating a diverse festival of the arts across 18 school districts. Community/Schools Partnership for the Arts (C/SPA) was created in 1996 as an official advisory committee for the Superintendent of the Sarasota County Schools. Two of the approaches to Multicultural Education are Multicultural Education Approach and Social Reconstructionist Approach. This Skills Map from the Partnership of 21st Century Skills (P21) presents just a few of the many ways that children acquire 21st Century Learning Skills through arts study.arts and educationarts and education

Evidence shows that arts education provides students with the skills to think creatively, to innovate, and to become tenacious learners ready to solve complex problems—all skills that employers are increasingly looking for in the 21st century. The Campaign for Harvard Graduate School of Education enables HGSE to fulfill its vision of changing the world through education by expanding opportunity and improving outcomes. We hope that our readers will find our articles useful and inspiring as a contribution to the global Montessori community.

MYRAN PARKER-BRASS: Learning and working in the arts provide students the opportunity to be creative, to be innovative, to be reflective, to learn how to work as a team. One student laments, I wish I lived in a different area where I’d have the chance to play music.” These are comments made by Oklahoma school children who took part in a comprehensive survey on music education in the state. NAER and NCLC partnered to bring Arts & Wellness Day to 400 Newark high school students, through empowering arts and leadership workshops. NEWTOWN >> From 4-year-olds in Lancaster to high schoolers in Marple Newtown, Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro Rivera returned to his classroom roots Monday as part of the Schools That Teach” tour. Choice-based art education is a nationally recognized grassroots approach to art education.

AIE students want to learn to analyze issues of access and quality in all kinds of schools and community settings and how to design and manage arts programs in these settings. Under Parker-Brass, Boston increased its arts spending by more than 50 percent, from $17 million to $26 million, and added millions more in outside grant funding, allowing the district to double the number of full-time art teachers. Grants can only be made to community radio licensees which are broadcasting under a community radio license (and not an RSL, for example). By analyzing and addressing issues of equity and social justice, we believe artists and arts educators can make unique contributions to education and social change.