New Jersey Arts Education Resources: Tools  


Artscan Database

Artscan, an interactive database, supports the analysis of state-level policies related to the arts in education.

Essential Advocacy Resources for Music

A music education advocacy kit providing facts, tips and sample outreach letters.

For the Greater Good: A Framework for Advancing State Arts Education Partnerships

A report providing a rationale for strategic partnerships among arts and education agencies in 5 states in order to create a common agenda for sustaining arts education.

National Arts Policy Database

A database, updated weekly, to enable users to access current information on topics related to arts policy and practice.

YouthARTS Development Project & Toolkit

A tri-city project which reduced delinquent behavior and improved attitudes about school by offering youth at risk opportunities to participate in the arts.

Arts Education in Public Schools

An online resource center to help school board members become stronger supporters of arts education.

Issue Brief: Arts Education Through the U.S. Department of Education

Congressional policy directives and talking points to become an effective arts advocate.

Highlights of Arts Education Research

A user-friendly resource of arts education information.


An interactive education program for K-12 teachers, parents and students.

Music Education Facts and Figures

Statistics, quotes, and information on the vital role of music education.

Music Education Online

Music Education advocacy facts, statistics, and resources.

Advocacy and Lobbying:Speaking Up for the Arts

A straight forward presentation on the power of individual advocates to shape policy in support of the arts.

Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive

An interactive digital archive of policy-relevant data on the arts and cultural policy.

The Foundation Center

An authority on philanthropy connecting nonprofits and grantmakers.

Board Source

BoardSource works to increase the effectiveness of nonprofit boards of directors.

Cultural Policy Listserv

Receive the latest policy-relevant arts and culture news on-line.

Arts Journal

This e-newsletter is a digest of some of the best arts and cultural journalism.