Arts Education Partnership This site hosts a number of arts education studies, including Critical Links: Learning
in the Arts (available online). This compendium is a collection of over 60 studies
conducted on arts education. Areas of research include arts education partnerships,
the impact of the arts on student achievement and arts assessment. Publications are
available as free downloads.
National Assembly of State Art Agencies This site hosts the follow-up study, to Critical Links is Critical Evidence: How
the Arts Benefit Student Achievement. Their research includes arts education partnerships,
an introduction to scientifically based research and the impact of the arts on learning.
Arts for Learning Web Library A site that catalogs good practices in arts education. Hosted by a number of arts
organizations, including Young Audiences.
Rand Corporation Online catalog of their downloadable reports about a number of topics on the arts
and arts education. This site includes the 2004 study, Gifts of the Muse: Reframing
the Debate About the Benefits of the Arts.
California Arts Council The CAC published Arts in Education Research Compendium in 2001 and it is in a free
National Foundation for Educational Research This British website hosts a variety of papers and reports on educational research
including Developing Young Children Creativity Through the Arts: What Does the Research
Have to Offer?