The Growing Trend of States Using Title 1 Funds for Arts Education

The Growing Trend of States Using Title 1 Funds for Arts Education

September 13, 2016

Education Week’s Jackie Zubrycki reports there is a “growing trend” of states using Title I funds to support arts education, and supporters of the arts are hopeful ESSA will “encourage more schools to use federal funds to support arts education programs.” Under the law, the arts are listed as part of a “well-rounded education,” and ESSA stipulates that Title I funds can be used for these programs.