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It's a safe bet to expect high achievement at the Thomas G. Pullen Creative and Performing Arts Magnet School in Landover, Maryland. But never expect the ordinary.
In any of this K-8 school's classrooms, you might find students acting out a drama, doing a square dance, or painting--even if the subject they're studying is math or science.
Pullen's strategy is to infuse the arts into the teaching of all subjects, and teachers are learning how to do that through Changing Education Through the Arts, a program of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
Pullen is one of eight Washington-area schools taking part in A Change of …