NEW California Department of Education Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) Standards
A draft of the new California Department of Education VAPA Standards has been approved for public review by the Instructional Quality Commission (IQC) and is now available! Click here to review the draft.
Add your voice to the 2019 California Arts Standards Public Input Survey! Click here to access the survey
About the California Department of Education (CDE):
The CDE oversees the state’s diverse public school system, which is responsible for the education of more than six million children and young adults in more than 10,000 schools with 295,000 teachers. The CDE is in charge of enforcing education law and regulations and continuing to reform and improve public school programs.