The evidence you need
Dance in schools results in increased test scores, lower drop-out rates, improved morale and positive changes in self-perception. It supports the learning of underserved populations. The National Dance Education Organization has just released a 65-page report reviewing the research on dance education to-date. To read it for yourself, go to www.ndeo.org then click the highlighted title, Evidence: A report on the impact of dance in the K-12 setting. Then, use what you read to advance the field.