Learning in the Arts and Student Academic and Social Development finds that the arts provide critical links for students to develop crucial thinking skills and motivations they need to achieve at higher levels.
From reading and language development to fundamental cognitive and social skills, individual students and school environments both benefit from an emphasis on arts education. See more in this tip sheet, Telling the Story: What Research Shows
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