ERIC Number: ED387890
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Transforming Education through the Arts. Proceedings of a Special Hearing on Arts and Education Reform in the States (Washington, D.C., January 12-14, 1995).
Loyacono, Laura, Ed.
This document is an edited version of testimony presented to a special hearing on the role of arts education in education reform. A special committee of eight state legislators assembled to hear testimony from 12 organizations, including the National Endowment for the Arts and the U.S. Department of Education, the Council for Chief State School Officers, and the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies. The selected participants were divided into four panels--federal law and resources, the role of national arts organizations in supporting the national goals, the relationship between the arts and educational achievement, and the contributions of arts disciplines to educational reform. Testimonies include the following: (1) "The Role of the Arts in Goals 2000" (Sarah Howes, U.S. Department of Education); (2) "Partnerships in Education" (Scott Sanders, National Endowment for the Arts); (3) "State Arts Agencies as Catalysts for Reform" (Jonathan Katz, National Assembly of State Arts Agencies); (4) "Community Reform Efforts" (Robert L. Lynch, National Assembly of Local Arts Agencies); (5) "Building Collaboration Through Arts Alliances" (Nadine Saitlin, Kennedy Center Alliance for Arts Education Network); (6) "One Ticket, One Child, Endless Possibilities" (Karen Evans, American Arts Alliance); (7) "One Student's Story" (Omar Arnold, Banneker Senior High School); (8) "The Role of the State Department of Education" (Alan D. Morgan, Council of Chief State School Officers); (9) "School Boards and Education Reform" (Jeremiah Floyd, National School Boards Association); (10) "Visual Arts and Goals 2000" (Thomas A. Hatfield, National Art Education Association); (11) "Music Education in the Schools" (Carolynn A. Lindeman, Music Educators National Conference); (12) "Dance Education: Another Avenue for Learning" (Rebecca Hutton, National Dance Association); and (13) "Theater in Educational Reform" (Barbara Salisbury Wills, American Alliance for Theatre and Education). The appendix contains contacts for further information. (LMI)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, CO.