The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) Wire summarizes the findings and updates of James Catterall’s recently released study of approximately 25,000 secondary school students initially carried out in the 1990s over a four-year period. The original research found significant connections between high involvement in arts learning and general academic success with strong links to pro-social outcomes (community involvement). To read the complete study, click here.
“I believe in arts education for all students. We have to provide it, and ArtsEd Washington’s program support has jumpstarted it at Alki.
There’s power in the arts!”
Joanne Hill, Alki
Seattle Public Schools