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The Nation's Report Card: Arts 2008
This report presents the results of the 2008 National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) arts assessment. It was administered to a nationally representative sample of 7,900 eighth-grade public and private school students.
Arts & Education
- National Center for Education Statistics
- National Assessment of Educational Progress: The Arts
presents a broad view of how well America's students can respond to,
create, and perform works of visual art, music, and theatre. The NAEP Arts assessment is administered to 8th grade students in public and private schools.
Alternative access: NAEP Arts Assessment CD
includes the text of the printed version of the 1997 report card, as
well as multimedia samples of student artwork and music and theater
- Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools are a series of reports published by the NCES.
- Arts Education in America : What the Declines Mean for Arts Participation
"This report, commissioned from the National Opinion Research Center at
the University of Chicago, investigates the relationship between arts
education and arts participation, based on data from the Survey of
Public Participation in the Arts for 1982, 1992, 2002, and 2008." [NEA website summary]