Who Knew? Arts Education Fuels the Economy
by Sunil Iyengar and Ayanna Hudson
In public-policy battles over arts education, you might hear that it is closely linked to greater academic achievement, social and civic engagement, and even job success later in life. But what about the economic value of an arts education? Here even the field’s most eloquent champions have been at a loss for words, or rather numbers.
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