Program Description Through the Statewide Data Infrastructure Project for Arts Education, the National Endowment for the Arts will support state-level extraction, analysis, and reporting of K-12 arts education data that is already being collected by states.
Easy access to timely, reliable
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data about arts education is a prerequisite for knowing how much and to whom arts education is being delivered in schools.
These data can help decision-makers determine whether they are meeting national and state-approved policies and content standards regarding arts education.
In addition, these data can help state departments of education, state arts agencies, funders, and others to direct resources to increase the likelihood that all students will benefit from an education that includes the arts.