Bridgeport Turnaround Arts Students performing at the White House for President Obama (May 2016)
Turnaround Arts: Using the arts to create success in struggling schools.
Turnaround Arts is a program of the Kennedy Center that transforms schools through the strategic use of the arts.
“Arts education isn’t something we add on after we’ve achieved other priorities like raising test scores and getting kids into college. It’s actually critical for achieving those priorities in the first place. That’s what the Turnaround Arts program is all about.”
— Michelle Obama, First Lady (2008-2016)