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The Many Gifts of Music

How music gets inside your kid's head

Know the Score

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Know the Score

Talk to your child’s music educator; find out what to do to improve the school's music program

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In Harmony

Doing your part to build a great school music program

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Take a Leading Role in Your Child’s Education

Six advocacy tips you can use to be involved in your child's arts education

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Best Supporting Cast

Ways you can work with your child's theater educator to provide a creative learning environment

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Raising “Art Smart” Students in the 21st Century

So, what are 21st century skills exactly? Why do they matter to “art smart” parents and how do we help our kids?

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Article: Arts Education and the Business Community
Skills learned through arts education, such as creativity and innovation, are good for business

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Article: Arts Education Is a Gateway to Your Child’s Future: High School
How parents can support their high school child and the arts in school

Parents Clapping

Article: Best Supporting Cast
Ways you can work with your child's theater educator to provide a creative learning environment

High School

Article: Going to the Principal’s Office
Learn how to reach out to school principals to gain their support of arts education programs

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Article: How the Arts Build Academic and Social Skills: Grades 3 to 5
Discover how parents can support their third to fifth graders and the arts in school

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Article: How Parents Can Support Arts Education
Making contacts and knowing the facts will help parents support the arts programs in their schools

Article: In Harmony
Doing your part to build a great school music program

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Article: Keep Moving: Keep Kids Dancing
Help make community connections to bring dance to your child's classroom

Know the Score

Article: Know the Score
Talk to your child’s music educator; find out what to do to improve the school's music program

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Article: Lend a Helping Hand: Volunteering in Arts Classrooms
Learn how to be an effective and successful volunteer in an arts classroom. Get tips from one visual art specialist who works with dozens of volunteers a year

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Article: Making Sure Your School Is Arts-Friendly: Grades 6 to 8
Why parents should support their sixth to eighth graders and the arts in school

Boy Playing Violin

Article: The Many Gifts of Music
How music gets inside your kid's head

Mother and girl with painting

Series: My Child, the Arts, and School
These resources from the Center for Arts Education will help you learn ways to support your kid through his school's arts programming

Girl With Electronic Tablet

Article: Raising “Art Smart” Students in the 21st Century
So, what are 21st century skills exactly? Why do they matter to “art smart” parents and how do we help our kids?

Talking Up the Arts

Article: Start the Conversation about Arts Education
Creating shared values and mutual understanding while correcting misconceptions can help communities find greater acceptance and success in funding arts education

Parents Talking With Teacher

Article: Take a Leading Role in Your Child’s Education
Six advocacy tips you can use to be involved in your child's arts education

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Article: Why Arts-Friendly Schools Matter: Pre-K to Second Grade
How parents can support their Pre-K to second graders and the arts in school

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