SAT scores of students who study the arts: What we can and cannot conclude about the association

@article{Vaughn2000SATSO,
  title={SAT scores of students who study the arts: What we can and cannot conclude about the association},
  author={Kathryn Vaughn and Ellen Winner},
  journal={The Journal of Aesthetic Education},
  year={2000},
  volume={34},
  pages={77}
}
Perhaps the finding most often mentioned in the popular press about the relationship between arts and academic achievement is that students who study the arts in high school have higher SAT scores than those who do not study the arts. This kind of claim is exemplified by the quotation above, presented as testimony to the U.S. House of Representatives. The relationship between arts courses and SAT scores has been documented by the College Board since 1987 and is based on a very large sample-all… 

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