Interagency Task Force on Arts & Human Development Webinar: Arts education impacts on schools and student outcomes

The September 19, 2012, Task Force webinar focused on the question "Can the arts play a role in transforming struggling schools and improving student outcomes?" In this webinar, representatives from The Center for Arts Education (CAE) in New York City discussed findings from Department of Education Arts in Education Model Development & Dissemination (AEMDD) programs implemented in New York City and Chicago K-8 schools. CAE also shared findings of a study on the impact of arts education on student engagement and graduation in New York City public high schools. The presentations concluded with a seven-minute video highlighting the achievements of the AEMDD program.