At the Eliot K-8 Innovation School in January 2020, soprano Brianna J. Robinson, in the foreground, and other artists from the Boston Lyric Opera visited to perform excerpts from Hansel and Gretel as part of an interactive program introducing opera to area students.SUZANNE KREITER/GLOBE STAFF

By John Hilliard, Boston Globe

Boston Public Schools students who were enrolled in arts education programs had greater school engagement and higher daily attendance, and their parents were more likely to be active in school activities, according to the results of a new study.

The report, set to be released Monday by the Boston-based nonprofit EdVestors, looked at about a decade’s worth of data collected from students and teachers to assess the impact of students’ participation in the arts on their school experience.

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