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.
Artists residencies, afterschool violin classes
Fine Arts Academy
Ballet, theater, orchestra, photography
Musical instruments, performances
Orchestra, string ensembles
Choir, choral workshops, art exhibitions
Teaching artists, museum education