The Department of Arts Education seeks to create, support and sustain arts quality programs for all students in Chicago Public Schools, including charter, contract, alternative, and therapeutic day schools, home schooled students, and recovery/GED programs. Additionally, the department provides extended and accelerated opportunities in arts-making and arts learning, and to enhance the bridge from elementary school to college and careers.

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Learn more about College and Career Planning!

Learn more about Arts Opportunities Outside of School!