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Talking Up the Arts

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Start the Conversation about Arts Education

Some conversation starters for gaining and retaining arts education funding in your community

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Going to the Principal’s Office

Learn the tips on meeting with and securing the support of your principal

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How Parents Can Support Arts Education

Making contacts and knowing the facts will help parents support the arts programs in their schools

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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

Parents Talking With Teacher

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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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Arts Education and the Business Community

Skills learned through arts education, such as creativity and innovation, are good for business

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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

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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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Going to the Principal’s Office

Learn how to reach out to school principals to gain their support of arts education programs

Learning Piano How Parents Can Support Arts Education

How Parents Can Support Arts Education

Making contacts and knowing the facts will help parents support the arts programs in their schools

Young Girl With a Cello How the Arts Build Academic and Social Skills: Grades 3 to 5

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

In Harmony

In Harmony

Doing your part to build a great school music program

Kids Dancing Keep Moving: Keep Kids Dancing

Keep Moving: Keep Kids Dancing

Help make community connections to bring dance to your child's classroom

Know the Score Know the Score

Know the Score

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

Parent volunteer Lend a Helping Hand: Volunteering in Arts Classrooms

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

ballerinas Making Sure Your School Is Arts-Friendly: Grades 6 to 8

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

Mother and girl with painting My Child, the Arts, and School

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 Raising “Art Smart” Students in the 21st Century

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 Start the Conversation about Arts Education

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 Take a Leading Role in Your Child’s Education

Take a Leading Role in Your Child’s Education

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

Boy Playing Violin The Many Gifts of Music

The Many Gifts of Music

How music gets inside your kid's head

Young Girl Making a Drawing With Chalk Why Arts-Friendly Schools Matter: Pre-K to Second Grade

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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