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. […]
“The arts can help students become tenacious, team-oriented problem solvers who are able to think creatively. These qualities can be especially important in improving learning among students from economically disadvantaged circumstances”