12 Ways to Bring the Arts into Your Classroom

We hear about arts programs are being cut in schools across the country, a victim of budgetary restrictions or the need for test-prep time. No big deal, some say. But think again.

Students who regularly participated in the arts for at least one full year were more likely to:
~ be recognized for academic achievement
~ be elected to class office
~ participate in a math and science fair
~ win an award for school attendance