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My Child, the Arts, and School

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The arts can encourage and motivate kids in all aspects of their school lives including teaching academic skills, encouraging creative expression, and improving leadership skills. These articles from the Center for Arts Education will help you learn ways to support your child through his school's arts programming.

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How parents can support their Pre-K to second graders and the arts in school
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How parents can support their third to fifth graders and the arts in school
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Why parents should support their sixth to eighth graders and the arts in school
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How parents can support their high school child and the arts in school

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