Culture-Based Arts Integration: A New Space for Access, Equity, and Excellence in K-8 Education (CBAI)

Partners with local American Indian artists to infuse culturally responsive American Indian visual and performing arts activities into K-8 (5-14 age range) arts education, and integrates American Indian arts activities into language arts, math, and science education. The project ensures that this American Indian arts-based curriculum is aligned with state and national benchmarks and content standards in visual and performing arts, language arts, math, and science; researches the effectiveness of the American Indian culture-based arts integration model in improving student academic performance in language arts, math, and science; and disseminates program results and outcomes for national and statewide replication.

CBAI was archived on 11/2018.