Arts education is having an impact in schools across the State. Read stories from ArtsEd Washington’s PAL schools as well as other schools where arts learning is being given priority – and is making a difference.
The state definition of arts education includes a standard-based approach to teaching and evaluating all four disciplines: dance, music, theater, and visual art. Simply put, arts education is the law. […]
“Every time I observe an integrated arts lesson in a classroom, I find our highest levels of student engagement. Whether it is readers’ theater or a visual art component to math, reading, or social studies, many of our students who struggle with behavior or engagement issues rise to the top and then this carries over to the rest of their work.”
Armin Jahr, Bremerton School District