- Key findings
Explores links between arts education -- certified teachers, dedicated and equipped arts classrooms, partnerships, field trips -- and high school graduation rates in New York City public schools. Calls for arts instruction for at-risk students.
Successful Strategy: Research has shown that arts education has had measurable impact on at-risk youth in deterring delinquent behavior and attendance problems while increasing overall academic performance. Tweet
Successful Strategy: Students in danger of dropping out cite participation in the arts as a reason for staying in school. Tweet
Observation: High schools in the top third of graduation rates consistently had more certified arts teachers, dedicated arts classrooms, coursework in the arts, and school-sponsored arts field trips compared to the bottom third. Tweet
- Published by
- Center for Arts Education
- Document type
- North America / United States (Northeastern) / New York
- North America / United States (Northeastern) / New York / Bronx County / New York City
- Copyright 2009 Center for Arts Education.