The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

Vermont Arts Education

Assessment of the State of Art Education in Vermont Schools
PRS Briefs
PRS Policy Brief 1617-04
March 09, 2017
Ashley
DuPuis
Danny
Li
Genna
Liu
Megan
Mishra

Executive Summary

This report will examine the feasibility of conducting a comprehensive assessment of the state of arts education in Vermont. Because data on arts programming are decentralized, we analyzed a representative sample of school districts, selected based on location and population factors. For this sample, we have collected available data on the arts curriculum and extracurricular offerings. Since community variables may affect the availability and quality of arts programs, we have conducted regression analysis to assess their impacts. The Vermont Arts Council hopes to use this information—both the gathered data and collection process—to create an online arts database similar to a preexisting program in the state of Oregon.

Close
The Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences