Arts in Education

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 3 (Winter 2006)

Education Commission of the United States

Governor's Commission on the Arts in Education: Findings and Recommendations
2006, 12 pages

Arts and Minds: Conversations about the Arts in Education
2006, 4 pages

Education Commission of the States, 700 Broadway, Suite 1200, Denver, CO 80203-3460, ecs@ecs.org

For the past two years, the Education Commission of the States has focused on arts in education, based on their belief that our country's future economic success depends on the creativity of our citizens. Governor's Commission on the Arts in Education: Findings and Recommendations includes a summary of state arts policies, research on the benefits of arts education, and recommendations for the future. Arts and Minds: Conversations about the Arts in Education discusses arts in education with three state school superintendents.