Archive: Arts Education News

  1. Crayola teams up with MCPS to enhance student performance

    From Mike Christen, Columbia Daily Herald – Following the release of new statistics showing that nearly half of the state’s graduates are in need of remedial training as they enter college, a local partner with Maury County Public Schools says they are working with the district to improve students’ performance in the classroom. The newly-revealed […]

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  2. New Arts Education Data Available for Tennessee

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education at Tennessee Arts Commission The Tennessee Arts Education Data Project is the state’s first-ever online searchable database on PK-12 student access to and participation in arts education. The purpose of the project is to empower school districts, educators, policymakers and funders with arts education data for decision-making in […]

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  3. Arts Conferences in Tennessee by Grantees

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education This time of year usually marks a swirl of activity around conference planning. A few years back, the TN Arts Commission established a biennial convening schedule by offering the Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference every other summer, combining the statewide conference for arts administrators with the arts […]

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  4. Visual Arts Matter: A New Resource by Arts Education Partnership

    By Ann Brown, Director of Arts Education The Arts Education Partnership (AEP), a national network of organizations dedicated to advancing the arts in education through research, policy and practice, released a new resource titled Visual Arts Matter: How Visual Arts Education Helps Students Learn, Achieve and Thrive. The document highlights research about how the visual arts cultivate […]

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