A recent post on Education Week blogs, Curriculum Matters discusses recently released reports on arts participation from the National Endowment for the Arts.
Arts Education Sees Decline, Especially for Minorities, Report Suggests
By Erik Robelen on February 28, 2011 4:33 PM
Fewer American children are getting access to arts education, whether at school or elsewhere, according to a new analysis of federal data issued by the National Endowment for the Arts. What’s especially alarming is that the overall decline is only part of the story: The drop is apparently most severe for African-Americans and Hispanics.
Follow this link to read the whole post: http://blogs.edweek.org/edweek/curriculum/2011/02/new_study_suggests_arts_ed_for.html