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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and Arts Education

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) has replaced the No Child Left Behind Act and asserts that music and the arts should be a part of a well-rounded education for all students. Below are some helpful resources and guides about ESSA and arts education:


Arts Education Partnership’s (AEP) ESSA and the Arts resource page: http://www.aep-arts.org/essa/

 
Educational Theatre Association’s (EdTA) ESSA Guide to Theatre Education Opportunities: https://www.schooltheatre.org/advocacy/guidetoessa


National Art Education Association (NAEA) ESSA resource page: https://www.arteducators.org/advocacy/essa-every-student-succeeds-act


National Association of Music Education's (NaFME) Everyting ESSA page: http://www.nafme.org/take-action/elementary-and-secondary-education-act-esea-updates/


National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) Behind Curtain Blog about ESSA: http://www.ndeo.org/content.aspx?page_id=2507&club_id=893257&item_id=567&pst=3132