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Guggenheim Study Suggests Arts Education Benefits Literacy Skills
By RANDY KENNEDY
Quoted from the article:
"The study found that students in the program performed better in six
categories of literacy and critical thinking skills — including
thorough description, hypothesizing and reasoning — than did students
who were not in the program."
"Yet the study also found that the program did not help improve
students' scores on the city's standardized English language arts
test, a result that the study's creators said they could not fully
Perhaps if they include WRITING about art (rather than all oral
questioning) scores might also improve on standardized tests.