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Transforming Ideas for Teaching and Learning The Arts - March 1997

Suggested Reading


Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools. Prepared by Nancy Carey and Elizabeth Farris, Westat, Inc., for the National Center for Education Statistics, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Institute on Student Achievement, Curriculum, and Assessment, October 1995. Contact: U.S. Department of Education, 1-800-424-1616.

Arts Education: Research Agenda for the Future. Prepared by Pelavin Associates for the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, and the National Endowment for the Arts, February 1994. Contact: U.S. Department of Education, 1-800-424-1616.

The Arts and Education: Partners in Achieving Our National Education Goals. Prepared by Goals 2000 Arts Education Partnership, January 1995. Contact: Goals 2000 Arts Education Partnership, (202) 326-8683.

The Basic School: A Community for Learning, by Ernest Boyer, September 1995. Contact: California Princeton Fulfillment Services, 1-800-777-4726.

Be Smart, Include Art: A Planning Kit for PTA's. Contact: The National PTA, (312) 670-6782.

Coming Up Taller: Arts and Humanities Programs for Children and Youth At-Risk. Prepared by President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, April 1996. Contact: President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities, (202) 667-0901.

Eloquent Evidence: Arts at the Core of Learning, by Elizabeth Murfee, October 1995. Contact: National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, (202) 347-6352.

Lifelong Journey: An Education in the Arts, by Gary O. Larson, July 1996. Contact: National Endowment for the Arts, Office of Public Information, (202) 682-5400.

National Standards for Arts Education: What Every Young American Should Know and Be Able To Do in the Arts. Developed by a consortium of national arts education associations. Contact: Music Educators National Conference, 1-800-828-0229.

Schools, Communities, and the Arts: A Research Compendium. Prepared by the Morrison Institute for Public Policy for the National Endowment for the Arts, June 1995. Contact: The Alliance for Arts Education, (202) 416-8800.

Start with the Arts. Prepared by Very Special Arts (designated by the U.S. Congress as the national coordinating agency of arts programming for people with disabilities). Contact: Very Special Arts, 1-800-933-8721.
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