What's the Value of Arts Education?

GUESTS: ELLEN WINNER *Researcher, Project Zero, Harvard Graduate School of Education Will listening to Mozart make math easier? Will playing the piano or actingin a play improve your cognitive skills? A new study by the HarvardGraduate School of Education suggests that while there are some linksbetween experiences with the arts and learning, it won't necessarily improveyour SAT scores.



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