New U.S. Department of Education Report Shares Findings from Arts Education Initiatives
A recent Art Works blog post, from the National Endowment for the Arts, highlights a selection of research studies that suggest that the arts in education positively contribute to student development and success. The findings from two Investing in Innovation Fund education projects reveal positive effects in social-emotional learning for students with special needs and gains in arts achievement for students receiving instruction from arts educators participating in professional development.