Ten studies on the role of arts in education, including research on literacy and math proficiency, community cohesion, disciplinary implications, teacher happiness and neurological impacts.
Publication links from the Center for Applied Research and Educational Improvement (CAREI) at the University of Minnesota, including several reports addressing previous incarnations of Arts for Academic Achievement programs.
Multiple research studies evaluating the impact of music education.
2011 study of the impact of arts integration in a Whole Schools Initiative in Mississippi Public Schools.
The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies presents this round-up of arts education impact studies from across the country. Suggested starting point – a research-based communications toolkit with easy-to-use messages and materials.
Links to standards in other disciplines are also available on this page.
Articles and opinions in support of Arts Education
Essay - Aura Wharton-Beck, Principal Kenwood Elementary School