NCCAS Conceptual Framework 

The Status of Arts Standards Revision in the United States Since 2014 // (Click here for printer-friendly version) 

NCCAS Anchor Standards 

Standards Matrix: The Conceptual Framework Visual Organizer 

Coding of the National Core Arts Standards 

NCCAS Philosophical Foundations - Lifelong Goals 

A Shared Endeavor, Statement Regarding Arts Education for America’s Students 

Introduction to the Standards

Introduction to the Dance PK-12 Performance Standards 
Introduction to the Media Arts PK-12 Performance Standards 
Introduction to the Music PK-12 Performance Standards 
Introduction to the Theatre PK-12 Performance Standards 
Introduction to the Visual Arts PK-12 Performance Standards 


Explaining the Standards: Need to Know Now 

Volume 1-2018: Issue 1 Unpacking the NCAS Conceptual Framework
Volume 1-2018: Issue 2 Artistic Processes
Voume 1-2018: Issue 3 Anchor Standards
Voume 1-2018: Issue 4 Performance Standards
Volume 1-2019: Issue 5 Essential Questions and Enduring Understandings
Volume 1-2019: Issue 6 Process Components

Volume 2-2019: Issue 1 Support for Exceptional Students


College Board Research

Arts and Common Core 
Arts and Common Core Phase II 
Child Development Report 
P21 Report 
College Expectations Report 
State and Media Arts Report 
International Standards 


Opportunity-To-Learn Standards

Music Opportunity-to-Learn Standards 
Visual Arts Opportunity-to- Learn Standards 
Dance Opportunity-to-Learn Standards
Theater Opportunity-to-Learn Standards

Artistic Processes are the cognitive and physical actions by which arts learning and making are realized. National Core Arts Standards are based on the artistic processes of Creating; Performing/ Producing/Presenting; Responding; and Connecting.