ART=OPPORTUNITY: Why Art?

Why Art? It’s a simple question.

There is an astounding amount of research that supports the concept that students perform better in school…and in l...

Why Art? It’s a simple question.

There is an astounding amount of research that supports the concept that students perform better in school…and in life…when schools incorporate arts into their curriculum. ART = OPPORTUNITY is a research based initiative designed to communicate clearly (and artistically!) that the arts are truly fundamental and essential to education, to successful employment and to an empathetic and engaged citizenry.

This video took place at the recent Arts Empower Mega Conference, hosted by San Diego County Office of Education, where we asked participants that very question…Why Art? Their answers tell a great story.

Videographer: Albert Rascon

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ART=OPPORTUNITY is supported by CSU San Marcos, the Stuart Foundation, and the Panta Rhea Foundation.