For these are all our children, we will all profit by or pay for what they become.
– James Baldwin
The evidence is irrefutable. Arts education matter.
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.
Lessons from PISA for the United States, Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education", OECD Publishing, 2011.