In 2010 the US Congress designated the second week of September as National Arts in Education Week “to promote and showcase the immense role arts education has in producing engaged, successful, and college and career-ready students.”
In honor of Arts in Education Week, the National Art Education Association (NAEA) invites you to express why art matters via social media using the hashtag#naeaartmatters. After you’ve made your post, take a look at the collaborative virtual gallery on Tagboard!
View the HR275 Arts in Education Week Resolution
Congress designated Arts in Education Week to promote and showcase the immense role arts education has in producing engaged, successful, and college and career-ready students. You can read statements made by congressmen on the House floor regarding arts education.
The culmination of 18 months of research, meetings with stakeholders, and site visits all over the country, this report represents an in-depth review of the current condition of arts education, including an update of the current research base about arts education outcomes, and an analysis of the challenges and opportunities in the field that have emerged over the past decade. It also includes a set of recommendations to federal, state and local policymakers.
– See more at: http://www.arteducators.org/news/arts-in-education-week#sthash.0dVjVPZT.dpuf