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Art Education in Schools

Rhythm and Bruise: How Cuts to Music and the Arts Hurt Kids and Communities

Yohuru Williams | Posted 11.17.2014 | Education
Yohuru Williams

Art and music convey important skills that often are overlooked. Researchers have long touted their positive effects on student brain growth and development, but the exercise of those skills in artistic pursuits like band and chorus adds a whole new dimension of teamwork, perseverance and commitment.

An Artist's Perspective: Arts Education, Schools and the Rewards of Stepping Into the Field

Barbara Ernst Prey | Posted 09.02.2012 | Arts
Barbara Ernst Prey

I have always been a staunch believer in the importance of the arts in education and the community, both at home and abroad.