ERIC Number: ED427425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Schools with an Arts-Driven Curriculum: Educating for Tomorrow's Workplace. The 1997 Eighth Annual "Business Week" Awards for Instructional Innovation.
McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY. Educational and Professional Publishing Group.; Business Week, New York, NY.
This report profiles 10 public schools that, with help from businesses or community-based organizations, have created outstanding arts programs. A quality arts education helps students develop creative and critical thinking, innovative problem solving, effective communication, self-discipline, teamwork, and a respect for diverse cultures. The following schools were recognized for their arts programs: Acequia Madre Elementary School in Santa Fe, New Mexico; Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Norwalk, California; Elm Creative Arts School in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center, in Columbus, Ohio; Newton D. Baker School of Arts in Cleveland, Ohio; Redcliffe Elementary School in Aiken, South Carolina; Richey Elementary School in Tucson, Arizona; W. G. Enloe High School in Raleigh, North Carolina; Washington Irving High School in New York, New York; and Woodland High School in Woodland, California. Contact information is provided for each school. (RJM)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: McGraw-Hill Companies, New York, NY. Educational and Professional Publishing Group.; Business Week, New York, NY.