Partnership Strategies: Arts Education

Partnerships are vital to many National Blue Ribbon Schools’ success. Schools may partner with businesses, volunteer organizations, colleges and universities, social service organizations, and arts organizations, among others. Drawn from 2015 NBRS applications and edited for space, are seven school approaches to tapping the expertise of arts organizations.The samples were selected for variety and do not represent the whole spectrum of arts education practices described in the 2015 applications.

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P.S. 244 The Active Learning Elementary School

Artists residencies, afterschool violin classes

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Blackshear Elementary
Fine Arts Academy

Ballet, theater, orchestra, photography

scott altman elem, pekin il

Scott Altman Primary School

Musical instruments, performances

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Tulsa School of Arts and Sciences

Orchestra, string ensembles

garrison school of arts, savannah, gaEsther F. Garrison School of Visual and Performing Arts

Choir, choral workshops, art exhibitions

hahaione elem honolulu hi

Hahaione Elementary School

Teaching artists, museum education