Quality, Equity, and Access

A Status Report on Arts Education in California Public Schools Grades Pre-K through 12

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 1 (Spring 2006)


2005, 28 pages. California Alliance for Arts Education, 495 East Colorado Blvd. Pasadena, CA, 91191, 626-578-9315.

This briefing paper describes the benefits of arts learning for all students, current policies in the state of California and nationwide supporting arts education in public schools, and current implementation practices affecting access and equity. It also offers policy recommendations.