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Engaging in Education Policy as a Community Arts Partner

Published: 2019-05-20

Community arts education programs are an important part of the network of educational organizations that provide access to arts experiences for students both during the school day and in out- of-school settings. As policymakers explore ways to improve K-12 education and meet the needs of all students, community arts organizations can help connect them to promising arts in education practices. This article identifies the current landscape of state education policy and opportunities for the arts in education within those policies and shares ideas about how community arts organizations can engage in the policymaking process.