Articles: Art/Music

Ariana Rawls Fine
Teachers from Perry Township Schools in Indiana use their school library’s makerspace to create T-shirts for Dr. Seuss Read Across America Day.
One of the biggest trends is “makerspaces” where students use their imaginations to create crafts, electronics, videos and other projects
Mackenzie Ryan
At Metro Nashville Public Schools, students learn about criminal justice, science, media and music. Pearl-Cohn Entertainment Magnet High School students perform all roles of a live broadcast on TV, from cameraman to reporter.
Districts rejuvenate specialized, themed programs to promote student success
Alison DeNisco
The National Core Arts Standards were released in October. They emphasize developing artistic ideas, refining them, and following projects through to completion. (Americans for the Arts/Scott Cronan Photography)
Updated National Core Arts Standards add media arts such as animation, film, gaming and computer design
Alison DeNisco
Students from District of Columbia Public Schools learn photography skills to draw attention to changes needed in their community.
Critical Exposure, a nonprofit after-school program, trains D.C. students to better their communities

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