Arts-Rich Schools Score Higher

Children from “arts-rich” public schools score higher on expression, risk-taking, creativity-imagination, cooperative learning, and academic self-concept than children in “arts-poor” systems. ~ “Learning In and Through the Arts: The Question of Transfer,” Judith M....

The Arts Are Essential In Education

“An elementary school that treats the arts as the province of a few gifted children, or views them only as recreation and entertainment, is a school that needs an infusion of soul. That arts are an essential element of education, just like reading, writing, and...
Director Tips – Rick Wagoner

Director Tips – Rick Wagoner

Rick Wagoner offers up his recruiting process, helping kids believe in themselves and using private teachers in the school day. Please enjoy these tips from our latest Director Spotlight with Rick Wagoner of Avon Intermediate School West. Recruiting     Building Up...

Music Lessons Help Academic Performance

A study examined the influence of music education on nonmusical abilities, the effects of music lessons on academic performance, and cognitive abilities. The study revealed that students who participated in music lessons showed statistically higher intelligence...

Participate In The Arts To Develop Many Abilities

“GE hires a lot of engineers. We want young people who can do more than add up a string of numbers and write a coherent sentence. They must be able to solve problems, communicate ideas and be sensitive to the world around them. Participation in the arts is one of the...