6 Facts about Art Class

  1. Students who study art are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement and 3 times more likely to be awarded for school attendance.

  2. Arts and music education programs are mandatory in countries that rank consistently among the highest for math and science test scores, like Japan, Hungary, and the Netherlands.

  3. Art & Music programs are constantly in danger of being cut from shrinking school budgets even though they're proven to improve academics.

  4. Researchers find that sustained learning in the arts correlates strongly with higher achievement in both math and reading.

  5. Multiple studies have concluded that curricular and extracurricular art studies and activities help keep high-risk dropout students stay in school.

  6. New brain research shows that not only does music improve skills in math and reading, but it promotes creativity, social development, personality adjustment, and self-worth.
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