Arts Education Means Higher Graduation Rates

As if you needed any more reasons to support the arts in schools! According to a study by the Center for Arts Education, New York City high schools that offer the most access to arts education have higher graduation rates than schools that offer the least access to quality arts instruction. According to the report:

The findings, based on data collected by the New York City Department of Education (DOE), strongly suggest that the arts play a key role in keeping students in high school and graduating on time.

Read the rest of the article and download the full report here.

What can you do to support the arts in your hometown? Don’t worry, being an Arts Advocate isn’t hard, and it only takes two-minutes!