Research Guide: Arts Funding

Finding Articles

Try using the following suggested keyword searches in the OneSearch box below:

"arts education" AND funding
"arts education" AND cost
"arts education" AND "student success"
"arts education" AND "academic achievement"
"arts education" AND creativity
"national standards for arts education"
"national endowment for the arts" AND student
"arts education" AND curriculum AND cost



Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on arts funding in schools.
Title Availability
Education and the Arts Online Only
Good and Plenty: The Creative Successes of American Arts Funding NX735. C68 2006, 4th Floor
Muses Go to School: Inspiring Stories about the Importance of Arts in Education NX280. M87 2012, 4th Floor
State of the Arts in America's Schools [video] Online Only


Web Resources

Arts Education Partnership

The Arts Education Partnership is a non-profit organization that partners with arts and education groups across the United States. Their site maintains a database of state policies and research on arts education.


ArtsEdSearch is a project of the Arts Education Partnership. I can be used to search through years of research in arts education.

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