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10 Things You Can Do To Make Our Schools Better

Description: A clipping from Parade Magazine, featuring an article titled, "10 Things You Can Do To Make Our Schools Better," by Vartan Gregorian. Gregorian will become the President of the Carnegie Corporation of New York in June, 1997. Gregorian is one of the leading authorities on education in America and has written a list about some things concerned individuals can do right now to better the schools and education in the area. The 10th thing on Gregorian's list is to restore the arts as a major element in education. "We've made a tremendous mistake in diminishing or eliminating art, music and dance as fluff or frills."
Date: March 23, 1997
Creator: Gregorian, Vartain
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Artistic Learning: What and Where Is It?

Description: A Journal of Aesthetic Education, Vol. 22, No. Artistic Learning: What and Where Is It? by Dennie Palmer Wolf. The journal has two pictures of student work that was made twelve years apart and a series of questions that about the altered roles of the final productions. The prints and questions come from an intensive study of artistic thinking known as Arts Propel. Propel is a collaboration between research and educators to assess artistic development.
Date: Spring 1988
Creator: Wolf, Dennie Palmer
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The Arts and Other Languages: From Elective to Essential

Description: A newsletter of Horace, vol. 12, No. 5 published by The Coalition of Essentials Schools at Brown University. The newsletter is featuring an article on the arts and arts education in regards to school curriculum reformation. Educators understand that the arts provide schools with a powerful alternative model of teaching and learning and they fear that aesthetics, criticism, creation and art history will be "watered down." Teachers use art and arts education to assess students' perceptions, productions and their reflection of artistic learning.
Date: May 1996
Creator: Cushman, Katheleen
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Art's Guardian Angel

Description: The Boston Globe magazine publication from November 14th, 1991 featuring an an article written by Sara Terry titled "Art's Guardian Angel." The article written about The Getty Trust with an endowment of $3.5 billion is granting $3.75 million towards art education reformation and implementation in the public school system to teach children art history, art knowledge, art production and aesthetics. The entire articles goes into the history of the Getty Center and their mission to art education.
Date: November 24, 1991
Creator: Terry, Sara
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Can Philosophical Change Take Hold in the American Art Museum?

Description: A newsletter written by Melinda A. Mayer, a lecturer in Art Education at the University of North Texas, for Art Education, titled "Can Philosophical Change Take Hold in the American Art Museum?" Mayer states in her article, that the demand for change is everywhere, in education the cry for reform rings from the national to local level. Art educators in schools and museums find signs of shifting theories and practices in the disciplines that shape their teaching. In Mayer's newsletter she examines differing notions in the education mission and how art education has changed over the years.
Date: March 1998
Creator: Mayer, Melinda A.
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Compact Dialogue

Description: A newsletter, Common Core of Learning Assessment Project, Compact Dialogue, Connecticut Multi-state Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science. Compact Dialogue is a monthly publication of the Compact Project a multi-state collaborative effort funded by the National Science Foundation. The newsletter will keep up to date information on all the happenings within the project.
Date: September 1989
Creator: Connecticut Multi-State Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science
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Compact Dialogue, No. 2

Description: A newsletter, Common Core of Learning Assessment Project, Compact Dialogue, Connecticut Multi-state Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science. Compact Dialogue is a monthly publication of the Compact Project a multi-state collaborative effort funded by the National Science Foundation. The newsletter will keep up to date information on all the happenings within the project.
Date: October 1989
Creator: Connecticut Multi-State Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Corporate Philanthropy Report

Description: A corporate philanthropy report, from the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they researched foundations and charities to support their program. The scribbled note at the top reads, "NTIEVA Matching Funds. Contacts General." Below the note, under High-Tech Product Donations, there is a drawn arrow to the company CompuMentor and a scribbled note that reads RIG Directors. On the second page, The Arts / Kind Connection, is another drawn arrow to a scribbled note that also reads RIG directors.
Date: February 1993
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Corporate Philanthropy Report

Description: A document listing small medical programs. The programs are Investor-Owned, American Medical International, a hospital industry who retains a giving program of grants up to eighty-thousand dollars. Charter Medical Corporation, a hospital industry that does not have a foundation but it open to grant requests, and Health Trust, a industry that is less than five years old and has a small but growing in their giving program. These pages belonged to the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they researched foundations and charities to support their program.
Date: October 1992
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DISD students' artwork on display at UNT gallery

Description: A newsletter, with an article written about Denton ISD student's artwork on display at UNT Gallery. Denton Area Art Education Association, DAAEA, is sponsoring an exhibition of works by students from middle, junior high and high school throughout Denton County. The exhibitions provide an opportunity for public schools to emphasize the importance of art in education and to acquaint the public with art programs in Denton County.
Date: April 9, 1992
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[Education Reform Corporations Lead The Way]

Description: A newsletter from the Foundation News, a philanthropy and nonprofit sector, with an article on Corporate CEOs actively supporting new efforts to improve elementary and secondary education. An increasing number of CEOs of American corporations are helping to take the risk of formulating new solutions to recognize the shortcomings that characterize K-12 education. A hand-written note on the newsletter reads, "FYI: Participants art the Getty Center for Education in the Arts RIG Director's MTG. South Seas Plantation, Florida. October 28-31, 1990."
Date: [1990-09,1990-10]
Creator: Foundation News
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From Esthetics to Empowerment: The Getty Trust

Description: Hispanic Outlook magazine, featuring an article on the Getty Trust. The Getty Center has seven realms under their belt, museums, five institutions and a grant program, their mission is to reach out to groups, typically groups that are underrepresented in the art world. The Getty shows that students who take art courses consistently score higher in both math and verbal parts of the SATs, as such the Getty Education Institute for the Arts has teamed with the Annenberg Foundation and the National Arts Education Consortium to select and fund thirty-six Arts Partner Schools.
Date: May 16, 1997
Creator: Schwarts, Vanessa A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Images of American Business: Integrating Art and Economics]

Description: A newsletter, The Social Studies, featuring an article, "Images of American Business: Integrating Art and Economics," by James D. Laney and Patricia A. Moseley. The article mentions art education and the role of arts in human education and development as an essential academic subject area. Comprehensive arts education programs have been developed in recent years and the programs have been implemented in school systems across the United States through collaborative efforts. Included in the article is a discipline-based art education diagram drawn by the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts to describe the four basic principals of DBAE. The model illustrates the complexity of the connections and relations about the various art disciplines.
Date: [1994-11,1994-12]
Creator: Laney, James D. & Moseley, Patricia A.
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Improving Student Performance through the Arts

Description: An article published in the Principal newsletter, in the Arts in Education section. The article titled, "Improving Student Performance through the Arts" was written by Russ Chapman, a principal for the Shady Brook Elementary School in Bedford, Texas. Chapman writes that he began his career in elementary school over twenty-five years ago and he never centered his mind that arts education could become a powerful tool for boosting academic performance. Chapman's' article details the comprehensive art education ideas and how it was introduced and implemented.
Date: [1998..]
Creator: Chapman, Russ
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In Connecticut, Moving Past Pencil and Paper

Description: A newsletter, Education Week, Editorial Project in Education, Vol. 9, No. 1. "In Connecticut, Moving Past Pencil and Paper, Teachers Evaluated On Class Behavior." Fifty-five educators were learning a new language of assessment, and the new assessments for teachers and students were pioneered in Connecticut. Connecticut introduces what is said to be the nation's most rigorous assessment of entry-level teachers. The assessment will be administered, six times a year, to new teachers. The implementation is a new form of measuring how teachers perform the complex tasks of their profession.
Date: September 13, 1989
Creator: Bradley, Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In House UNT, August 1995]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information of upcoming guest lecturers and achievements by professors and educators. Dr. William McCarter, regents professor of visual arts is giving his lecture "Integration of Visual Arts Into the Public School Curriculum," May 2.
Date: August 1996
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In House UNT, December 1993]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information of upcoming guest lecturers for professors and educators. Dr. William McCarter, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, has been highlighted on the list, with his lectures "Discipline-Based Art Education and Model Development," Aug. 11-17, and "Impact of the Area on Society: Learning About the Getty Grant," Sept. 2. Dr. Jack Davis, co-director of NTIEVA, is also giving a lecture, "Educational Reform Through the Arts." Oct. 1. Nancy Walkup Reynolds, project coordinator of NTIEVA, giving lectures on "Celebrating Diversity: Integrating Multicultural Perspectives," "Bridging the Curriculum Through Art," and "Haitian Cultural Legacy." Oct. 8-10.
Date: December 1993
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In House UNT, February / March 1994]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information of upcoming guest lecturers for professors and educators. Dr. William McCarter has been highlighted on the list, with his lecture "Correlations: Art and the TAAS Tests," along with a lecture with colleague Nancy Reynolds, "The Retablo and Beyond: A Cross-Cultural View." Reynold's name is also highlighted with her lectures, "Cultural Diversity: Integrating Multicultural Perspectives Through Art," and "The Evolution of the Shotgun House: From Haiti to Houston."
Date: [1994-02,1994-03]
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In House UNT, June 1995]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information of upcoming guest lecturers and achievements by professors and educators. Nancy W. Berry, assistant professor of Visual Arts and program director of the National Center for Art Museum / School Collaborations, conducted three focus groups of art museum and school educators. June 29, Dallas. July 27, Washington and August 17, Portland.
Date: June 1995
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In House UNT, May / June 1993]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information of upcoming guest lecturers for professors and educators. Dr. Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, is featured on the list for his lecture "DBAE: What's Working? What's Not?" Davis, Dr. William McCarter and Nancy Reynolds, on their lecture "A Report on the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts," April 1-5. McCarter, and Nancy Berry's lecture, "DBAE Institute Impacts on Communities" April 1-5. Reynolds' lecture, "Cultural Diversity: Integrating Multicultural Perspectives." Reynolds and McCarter's lecture, "The Retablo and Beyond: A Cross-cultural View on Personal Shrines." April 1-5. Also featured on the newsletter are educators publications, Davis' publication "Art Education in the 1990s: Meeting the Challenges of Accountability," Studies in Art Education, winter 1993, vol. 34, no. 2. McCarter's publication "U.S. - Latin American Relations," Magazine of History," fall 1992, Organization of American Histories.
Date: [1993-05,1933-06]
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[In House UNT, September 1994]

Description: A page from the "In House" newsletter, published by the University of North Texas. This page details information of upcoming guest lectures, highlighted is a lecture by Dr. William McCarter, Regents Professor at the University. This lecture is over Dr. Albert C. Barnes, art collector, "Dr. Albert C. Barnes: The Education of an Educator."
Date: September 1994
Creator: In House
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

In Pittsburgh: New Approaches to Testing Track Arts 'Footprints'

Description: A newsletter, Education Week, American Education's Newspaper of Record, Editorial Projects in Education, Vol. 8, No. 11. Featuring an article, "In Pittsburgh: New Approaches to Testing Track Arts 'Footprints'." 7th grade violinist listen to two versions of "Chop Sticks" and are asked to write about what was good or bad about the performances, what could be better and how the ensemble can improve it. The exercise is part of an experiment research program in music, visual arts and creative writing by Harvard University's Project Zero, the Educational Testing Services and Pittsburgh Public Schools known as Arts Propel.
Date: November 16, 1988
Creator: Olson, Lynn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[IVAE Information Bulletic, Winter 1992]

Description: A newsletter created by The Getty Center for Education in the Arts and published through IVAE. There are several articles including one by Nancy Reynolds that covers the NTIEVA Summer Institute and DBAE program.
Date: Winter 1992
Creator: The Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Money for the Asking

Description: A magazine, featuring an article titled Money for the Asking, which details that teachers have to make do with what they have, but education funds are trying to change that, funneling money and expertise into the schools that need the support the most.
Date: October 5, 1990
Creator: Teacher Magazine
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