The National Center for Education Statistics' nation-wide report on Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools. The report covers a 10-year time-span. The full report can be found on the National Center for Education Statistics website.
Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools 10-Year Report
The Perpich Center Legacy Survey
Groundswell - Advocacy from the Music Education Policy Roundtable
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SupportMusic.com (check out links for Build Your Case and Community Action Kit)
Arts Education Partnership (see ArtsEdSearch and follow the 2012 Arts Access in American Schools report)
Critical Evidence: How the Arts Benefit Student Achievement (2006). To order copies, please visit http://www.nasaa-arts.org/publications/critical-evidence.shtml.
Advocacy Workbook for Music EducationThis workbook, compiled by Doug Orzolek, is a great tool for teachers or local advocates who want an overview of recent research, ideas about how to get started with local advocacy, and many additional resources in support of music education in schools. It can be downloaded as a PDF at the bottom of this page.
Visit the Perpich Center Survey page for the full Minnesota Perpich Center 2012 Legacy Report.