The Power of Arts Education

VIDEO: Message from State Superintendent Tony Evers

The arts are an essential part of a comprehensive education, helping students become happier, more confident, and more engaged in school.

State Superintendent Tony Evers promotes the importance of arts education for local communities in a one-minute video message released today. Intermingled with his own words are excerpts from four video profiles, also released today, featuring students for whom arts education has made a tremendous impact.

The videos can be accessed at

Please direct any questions or comments about this news item to Tom McCarthy, DPI communications director, 608-266-3559.

The words of students, teachers, and administrators show why the arts are part of a comprehensive education.

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