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The Rise of Creative Youth Development

Published: 2018-06-23

Published: 2016

Author: Denise Montgomery

This article provides a definition for the term creative youth development, describes core characteristics of CYD, and briefly describes four programs. It provides background on the origins and history of CYD, including current advances in the field and signs that the field is coalescing. The article describes CYD in the larger contexts of arts education and of education reform. Lastly, the piece discusses policy, funding, and research needs.

Originally published in the Arts Education Policy Review