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Celebrate Arts in Education Week!


Governor Carney and Lt. Governor Hall-Long have declared the week of September 9 as Arts in Education Week, which coincides with National Arts in Education Week.

The arts are an essential part of a complete education, no matter if it happens in the home, school, or community. Students of all ages—from kindergarten to college to creative aging programs—benefit from artistic learning, innovative thinking, and creativity. Celebrating National Arts in Education Week is a way to recognize this impact and share the message with friends, family, and communities.

Learn more about how the Division ensures access to quality arts education for Pre-K through 12 youth in Delaware.

National Arts in Education Week is a national celebration recognizing the transformative power of the arts in education. Passed by Congress in 2010 through House Resolution 275, the celebration is designated to bring attention to this cause for elected officials and educational decision makers across the country and to support equitable access to the arts for all students.

National Arts in Education Week takes place annually during the week beginning with the second Sunday of September. This year it falls on September 9 – 15, 2018. Save the date for future celebrations:

  • September 8 – 14, 2019
  • September 13 – 19, 2020
  • September 12 –18, 2021

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