What is arts integration?

The Kennedy Center's clear explanation.  Here

Re-Investing in Arts Eduction:  Winning America's Future Through Creative Schools

The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities (PCAH) released its landmark report Reinvesting in Arts Education: Winning America's Future Through Creative Schools. The culmination of 18 months of research, meetings with stakeholders, and site visits all over the country, this report represents an in-depth review of the current condition of arts education, including an update of the current research base about arts education outcomes, and an analysis of the challenges and opportunities in the field that have emerged over the past decade.  Here

“Arts education isn’t something we add on after we’ve achieved other priorities like raising test scores and getting kids into college.  It’s actually critical for achieving those priorities in the first place.” — First Lady Michelle Obama