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Art Classes instead of court dates? In low-level cases, Brooklyn DA says yes

People arrested in low-level misdemeanors in Brooklyn will now have the option...brooklyneagle.com

Arts in Education Equals Better Grades, Happier Kids

Studies show that the arts improve students' abilities to conceptualize, problem-solve and retain information. www.idahofallsmagazine.com

Murals Across America: The Very Best Street Art in Every State

Murals Across America: The Very Best Street Art in Every State- From Alaska to Vermont, street art tells us stories about local heroes, history and community pride. www.parade.com

Report: Arts a vehicle for teaching SEL skills

Report: Arts a vehicle for teaching SEL skills- Social-emotional skills are an integral part of arts education, and arts instruction is a vehicle for addressing social-emotional learning (SEL) in schools, www.educationdive.com

What Makes Art So Compelling? Is it one particular element of a combination of many?

What Makes Art So Compelling? Is it one particular element or a combination of many? - El Castillo's 'The Panel of Hands' is believed to be 40,800 years old, but signs of artistic behaviour in human beings stretch back farther than that. www.thriveglobal.com

Funny Faces - Teaching English through Art

Funny Faces:Teaching English through Art- Yes, I teach art. And Yes, I teach in English. The Problem! My students don't understand me! www.schoolartdigital.com

This World War II Hero's Art Said What Words Couldn't

This World War II Hero's Art Said What Words Couldn't - As the gray dawn spread over the coast of Normandy on June 6, 1944, revealing the legions of Allied ships...www.nytimes.com

The Science of Drawing and Memory

The Science of Drawing and Memory- It's long been known that drawing something helps a person remember it. www.edutopia.org

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