Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced the release of the NYC Department of Education’s
2015-16 Annual Arts in Schools Report, the DOE’s comprehensive snapshot of City schools’ instruction in the arts.

2015-16-arts-in-schools-report-coverSome of the highlights from the report include data demonstrating:

  • An 11-year high in the number of certified arts teachers in City schools;
  • A $30 million increase in spending citywide on arts instruction by schools citywide;
  • Substantial increases in arts programming citywide for English language learners and students with disabilities; and
  • Significant growth in the number of of City schools that offer instruction in multiple types of arts.

For more information about these data points as well as others, check out this year’s report.



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