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To celebrate National Arts Education Month, discover inspiring arts education stories from around the Bay Area featured on KQED, and visit our Arts Education page to discover KQED’s creative resources for the classroom, including activities and videos for students about contemporary arts and culture. It seems ironic that while in the UK we now look to the tiger economies” for tips on how to improve maths and science, emerging markets such as China, South Korea and Malaysia are tackling their shortcomings in arts education by using the western model as a template or inviting UK schools to open branches overseas.arts to education

Key findings from the report include 88{9e2aaacbc2dd124c78f25aaf70aeeead706c317a59a728c34da00a311b1fdcb1} of elementary students participate in both music and visual arts classes for approximately 50 minutes per week in each art form.73{9e2aaacbc2dd124c78f25aaf70aeeead706c317a59a728c34da00a311b1fdcb1} of high schools have a local policy that exceeds the state graduation requirement of one-half credit in the arts.

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