New Report: Arts Ed and At-Risk Youth

NEA Releases Research Report on Potential Benefits of Arts Education for At-Risk Youth 

The National Endowment for the Arts recently released The Arts and Achievement in At-Risk Youth, which incorporates four longitudinal studies, including three conducted by the U.S. Department of Education, that tracked children, teenagers, and young adults who had experienced different levels of arts coursework, arts extracurricular activities, and out-of-school arts experiences. The study was prepared by James S. Catterall of the University of California Los Angeles, with Susay A. Dumais of Louisiana State University, and Gillen Hampden-Thompson of the University of York, U.K.


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