Dancing with Schools II

The Analysis

Designed by Deena Epstein, senior program officer, The George Gund Foundation; a conversation with Rob Horowitz, associate director, Center for Arts Education Research at Teachers College, Columbia University; and Nick Rabkin, director, Chicago Center for Arts Policy.

There is growing recognition that arts education is beneficial for children and can play a role in school reform efforts. But what about arts education makes the most difference for children? Should we simply be teaching the various disciplines or should the arts be inte-grated with other academic subjects? What role should community arts organizations play? What level of exposure makes a difference? We heard from researchers who recently completed work that answers some of these questions.


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