Arts in Education

To provide competitive grants that support the integration of the arts into the elementary and secondary school curriculum, with particular focus on improving the academic achievement of low-income students.

Examples of Funded Projects

The Model Development and Dissemination Grants Program, supports the development, documentation, evaluation and dissemination of innovative models that seek to integrate and strengthen arts instruction in elementary and middle schools and improve students; academic in the arts.

The Professional Development for Arts Educators grants achievement, support the development of model professional development programs for music, dance, drama, and visual arts educators.

Agency - Department of Education

The Department of Education ensures equal access to education and promotes educational excellence through coordination, management and accountability in Federal education programs. The Department works to supplement and complement educational efforts on all levels, encouraging increased involvement by the public, parents and students.