New Jersey Arts Education Resources: Data/Polling  

 

American Attitudes Toward Music: 2003 Gallup Poll

The Gallup Poll reports a majority of Americans polled love music and strongly support its presence in our culture???and especially our schools.
 

College-Bound Seniors National Report: A Profile of SAT Program Test Takers

In 2006, the College Board found that students in music performance and appreciation scored higher in both the math and verbal sections of the SAT.
 

NAEP: The Arts Education Report Card

Results of testing students in their abilities to respond to, perform, and create in the arts and while finding different levels of instruction in the art forms tested, some instruction improved student achievement.