Research Supporting Arts Education

Education Commission of the States and the Arts Education Partnership
Engaging the Arts Across the Juvenile Justice System

Journal of Educational Psychology
A Population-Level Analysis of Associations Between School Music Participation and Academic Achievement

RICE | Houston Education Research Consortium
Investigating Causal Effects of Arts Education Experiences

Arts Education Partnership and National Art Education Association
Visual Arts Matter

Journal of Educational Psychology
A Population-Level Analysis of Associations Between School Music  Participation and Academic Achievement

National Drop Out Prevention Center/Network
The Arts and Dropout Prevention: The Power of Art to Engage

American Institutes for Research
Arts Integration: A Promising Approach to Improving Early Learning

U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Juvenile Justice & Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP)
“Arts-Based Programs and Arts Therapies for At-Risk, Justice-Involved, and Traumatized Youths”

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
“An Impact Evaluation of Arts-Integrated Instruction Through the Changing Education Through the Arts (CETA) Program”

Journal of Educational Psychology
“The Role of Arts Participation in Students’ Academic and Nonacademic Outcomes: A Longitudinal Study of School, Home, and Community Factors”

Cathedral Arts Project, JAX2025, JAX Chamber and Jacksonville Community Council, Inc.
“Using STEAM to Develop a STEM Workforce”

Cathedral Arts Project
“A Call for Jacksonville Employers to Embrace STEAM”

National Endowment for the Arts
“The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth: Findings from Four Longitudinal Studies”

US Department of Education and National Center for Education Statistics
A Snapshot of Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools: 2009–10

RAND Corporation
“A Portrait of the Visual Arts: Meeting the Challenges of a New Era”

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
“Arts Education Benefits Literacy Skills”

Arts Education Partnership
“Study: Arts education has academic effect”

US Department of Education
The Well-Rounded Curriculum

The Dana Foundation
Learning, Arts, and the Brain: The Dana Consortium Report on Arts and Cognition

The National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
Critical Evidence. How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement.

The Arts Education Partnership and The President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities
Champions of Change The Impact of the Arts on Learning