Title of Resource: Engaging Students, Supporting Schools, Accessing Arts Education:
Highlights from the Arizona Arts Education Census
Published: July 2010, 24 pages
Publishing Organization: Arizona Arts Education Research Institute
Document Type: Report
Document Format: PDF
Summary: In the spring of 2009, Quadrant Arts Education Research, on behalf of the Arizona Arts Education Research Institute, began to study the level of arts education in Arizona public schools.
Arizona K-12 public school principals were invited to participate in a survey about arts education in their schools. 409 school principals, representing 236,645 students, participated by reporting on their schools curriculum, instruction, funding and factors that contribute to the delivery of arts education. The census results represent 22% of all enrolled students from urban, suburban, rural and charter schools.