Delaware Adopts New Arts Standards

downloadOn Thursday, March 17, the Delaware Board of Education voted to adopt new arts standards for Dance, Media  These statements of learning, developed by teachers for teachers, will replace standards that have been used to guide instruction in arts classrooms for the last 20 years. Utilizing a framework which includes Philosophical Foundations and Lifelong Learning, the new standards focus on the creative process and highlight learning that includes Creating, Performing, Responding and Connecting across arts disciplines.

Ronny Lau, Legislative Policy Advisor, Center for Advocacy, Policy, and Constituency Engagement, March 18, 2016. © National Association for Music Education (