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A+ Schools of North Carolina, with Arts Integrated Curriculum, Begins Recruitment for New Schools

A+ Schools of North Carolina is a state and national leader in providing quality professional development that supports comprehensive arts education and other creative and cutting-edge educational practices. Currently, there are 56 A+ schools across the state that are part of a network of schools that teach the state standards through multi-discipline collaboration with the arts continuously woven into the learning experience.  A-NC-Horiz-Filled-Blue-940x443If you have not heard of A+ Schools of North Carolina, learn more here.

“The number of schools joining the A+ Network is at its highest number since A+ was initiated more than twenty years ago,” said Michelle Burrows, A+ Schools Director. “The continued growth of the program speaks to how successful the arts can be in engaging students in learning and in providing inspiration for every subject area.”  Research shows that students’ proficiency and overall school performance increases following implementation of A+ practice and philosophy. A+ schools also report improved attendance, fewer disciplinary problems, stronger teacher satisfaction and higher levels of community and parental involvement. To view a list of A+ schools in NC, look here.

Want to learn more? A+ Schools of North Carolina began the recruitment process for summer 2019 entry with two information sessions in March. Find out more about the process here.  Letters of intent are due on June 15.

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