A new budget compromise would restore the Striving Readers Comprehensive Literacy program, but abolish or cut some other curriculum-related initiatives.
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December 16, 2011
December 08, 2011
Two-thirds of public school teachers say the intensive focus on English and math is crowding other subjects out of the classroom.
October 10, 2011
The coalition is seeking 10 experts each in the areas of dance, theater, visual arts, and music.
September 22, 2011
A new report from the University of Chicago takes a close look at teaching artists in schools, suggesting they hold great potential to enhance arts education and learning more broadly.
September 21, 2011
Francisco Nunez has "elevated the youth chorus to the ranks of serious contemporary music," the MacArthur Foundation says.
September 16, 2011
The Nashville school system is rethinking music education, with new classes in songwriting and composition as well rock and hip-hop performance.
August 26, 2011
The College Board has issued two new reports that aim to inform a revised set of national standards for the arts.
June 24, 2011
Advocacy groups press for equal footing for sciences, arts and the social sciences.
June 09, 2011
The national coalition intends to have the voluntary standards completed by the fall of 2012.
May 06, 2011
"This is an educational solution that has been hiding in plain sight," the executive director of the report says of arts education.