Author: Americans for the Arts
Publication Year: 2017
Media Type: Infographic
This Arts Facts one pager provide data to support the connections between high invovlement in the arts learning and general academic success.
High arts involvement among disadvantage students is related to finding a better job, earning degrees, and volunteering. Low-income students who are highly engaged in the arts are more than twice as likely as their peers with low arts involvement to earn a Bachelor's degree. The data in this fact sheet was taken from Catterall, James S. (2009). Doing Well and doing Good by Doing Art: The Effects of Education in the Visual and Performing arts on the Achievements and Values of Young Adults.
Arts & Intersections: Lifelong Learning, Youth Education
Categories: Arts Education, Arts Facts, Creative Workforce, Creative Youth Development
ADDITIONAL BIBLIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION
Series Title: Arts Facts
Name: Americans for the Arts
Website URL: https://www.americansforthearts.org