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‘The seeds sown are rarely wasted’: A charter for change in arts education

Ruairí Quinn and Jimmy Deenihan promise ‘arts-rich schools’, putting creativity at the centre of education. How might this work, and how long will it …

Education

Why Arts Education Must Be Saved

Almost every one of us can point back to a creative pursuit, in or out of school, that enhanced our skills, knowledge, or understanding. Yet the …

Education

Yahoo

U.S. Yahoo Lifestyle<p>He found that people have no issue when others wear an offensive "Redskins" jersey, but him wearing a "Caucasian" shirt was …

North Atlantic

My View: Everything I need to know, I learned in music class

<i>Editor’s note: Tuba player Andrew Schwartz holds a bachelor’s of music from the University of Hartford. He did graduate work at The Manhattan School of Music and is working on an MBA at Georgia State University’s Robinson College of Business, where he is president-elect of the Graduate Business</i> …

The Case For The Arts In Overhauling Education

One of the ongoing debates in education is whether so much testing in schools is taking away time for young people to develop their own critical thinking and creativity. At the same time, the White House has talked about the importance of innovation when it comes to staying competitive in the …

Does Arts Education Matter?

<i>The public education system is at serious risk of only focusing on numbers, and we all know there are more important things in life than numbers.</i><p>Does …

International Arts Education Week May 20-26, 2013

What you can do to celebrate (week 3 installment):<p>1. Establish connections with art teachers in other countries<p>Visual Art: International Society for …

What use is an arts degree?

Tue, Feb 5, 2013, 00:00<p>Esoteric philosophers, unemployed writers and ready-made civil servants: just some of the stereotypes of arts graduates. So …

Humanities

CPS gets $1 million for arts education

A push to bring more arts instruction to Chicago Public Schools got a boost Wednesday when Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced an additional $500,000 in funding for the CPS Arts Education Plan for the coming school year.<p>The new money brings total funding for the initiative to $1 million, with a goal of …

Arts Education “vs” Jobs? The plight of public universities

What is the role of arts education in public universities, especially during tough economic times?<p>Tune in to the discussion on The Education Town …

Powerpoint: Strengthening Arts Education—Boston’s Effort and the National Challenge

Wallace Foundation President Will Miller described the national challenge facing arts education, and the promising work underway to rebuild it, at a …

Education

5 great ways to use technology in arts and humanities

Technology has obvious applications in math, science, and even writing classrooms, but these innovative educators are using it to enhance student …

"Without art at school, I have no chance at life." Galatia, Illinois students react to arts program cuts

Kate Eshelman just got the worst news. For an arts teacher anyway. On April 6, she wrote the following on her blog, <i>Lessons From the K-12 Art Room</i>:<p><b>I</b> …

Economic Analysis Unfortunately Confirms Stereotypes About Art School

Making fun of going to art school as a futile and self-indulgent formula for regret is like... even more cliched than making fun of law school. …

Economics

Report: Arts Education Leads to Higher Test Scores

New Jersey Arts Education Census Project surveys nearly all schools to compare arts education offerings. East Brunswick educators agree.<p>A statewide …

Colorado Business Committee for the Arts Study: Investing in arts in Boulder County, Denver Area Boosts Economy

5 Reasons Why Art Education Still Matters in the Classroom

With work from the annual art showcase by Community Consolidated School District 146 on display throughout April, Patch asked a middle school art …