2021-22 State of the Arts Report

The State of the Arts in Chicago Public Schools (SOTA) report has, for the past ten years, employed data to chronicle the advancement of CPS arts education while also identifying areas for improvement and opportunities for growth.

This report provides updates on how CPS schools and the arts partner community fared in bringing the arts to CPS students in the 2021–22 school year, highlighting the first full year of data collected after in-person learning resumed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Data reveals the progress that arts programs in CPS schools have made – and the challenges that continue to remain.





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