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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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Americans Believe Arts Are Essential Part of Education

Description: Page one of a publication release on the new survey, Americans and the Arts VI, conducted by Louis Harris. Which states that majority of Americans believe that art and art courses should be part of the regular curriculum and paid for out of the school budget. Ninety-one percent of those polled say it is important for children to learn about the arts and develop artistic skills in schools.
Date: March 19, 1992
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Area art awakening becomes elementary

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, features an article with the headline, "Area art awakening becomes elementary," by Yamil Berard. Educators say the art and humanities exposure will enrich the academic experience and help students become more articulate. Elementary schools across the metroplex have been selected to share in a five-year, $15 million grant for intensive art programs. As part of the grant the metroplex schools will be teamed with an art professor from the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts at the University of North Texas. This clipping was faxed to William McCarter and Suzanne Killeen from Jack Davis.
Date: March 19, 1997
Creator: Berard, Yamil
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Artist Emily Jennings teaching first-graders art]

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on artist Emily Jennings teaching a class of first-graders art. The Abilene school district four years ago held an artist residency post with Jennings filling the position where she taught elementary school children art. Jennings role within the school district was boost the elementary school's emphasis on the arts and the success of the program allowed the district to keep Jennings on as an art educator.
Date: March 22, 1993
Creator: Wilson, Anthony
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[ArtsEdge webpage]

Description: An ArtEdge webpage, from March 4, 1998. With the news headlines "NEA Grant Allows Internet and Live Video Connections in Philadelphia Middle Schools," "Getty Institute Announces Arts Education Reform," "National Arts Advocacy Day Conference," "Dramatic Readings: Claire Bloom in Women Observed," and "Transcript of Education Secretary's State of American Education Address."
Date: March 4, 1998
Creator: ArtsEdge
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Assessing Student Achievement in Art

Description: A thesis, Assessing Student Achievement in Art, A Study of The Feasibility of Achievement Testing in Art. Submitted to: The Getty Center for Education in the Arts, The J. Paul Getty Trust by Ralph Hoepfner, Ph.D. The report on feasibility of developing curriculum-fair achievement tests the art on both positive and negative notes. During the 1983-84 school year an achievement test was developed to assess the school children's knowledge.
Date: March 15, 1988
Creator: Hoepfner, Ralph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Challenge Grants for Technology in Education]

Description: The abstract for the Challenge Grants for Technology in Education. Applications Due: June 2, 1995. The purpose of The Challenge grant is to use information and technologies to improve learning, enhance economic competitiveness, and strengthen citizen participation. Organizations must include local education agencies as members of their consortia to apply for the challenge grant and the grant must be used to address and educational problem. Included in the document is the criteria for submitting a proposal to the grant and how to begin the application process for it.
Date: March 1995
Creator: {{{name}}}
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Clipping of April Washington article]

Description: A clipping from a Denton Record-Chronicle article written by April Washington that covers the Edward and Betty Marcus Foundation grant received by NTIEVA that will fund a new art and computer project. The project aims to put more computers in schools and provide better art education to students.
Date: March 12, 1995
Creator: Washington, April M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Collected Data for the Getty Project]

Description: A hand-written report of collected data from the Getty Center and North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts discipline-based art education project. The report totals up the proposals submitted to a variety of foundations that have rejected or supported the art education reform. The data begins during the 1990 year and follows through 1994 tallying up all the continued or discontinued supports from their consortia.
Date: March 8, 1990
Creator: North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Creative learning

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an image of Hodge Elementary students walking through a tropical rain forest at their school. The rain forest was constructed by the students through an art education program which teachers use to reinforce the curriculum.
Date: March 29, 1995
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Denton Record-Chronicle March 29, 1995]

Description: A pair of clippings from the Denton Record-Chronicle pieces on new art education programs in the North Texas area. The first is of a student-made rain forest and the second is an Animal Edutainment presentation.
Date: March 29, 1995
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Distance Learning and the Electronic Classroom

Description: A document titled Distance Learning and the Electronic Classroom, Setting Up A Distance Learning Program: Equipment and Management. PROEXPO '92 Exposition and Conference, Dallas Texas, March 2-3, 1992. The document has an enclosed presentation outline for the expo with an introduction to Distance Learning, along with a page of terminology, information sources and a bibliography.
Date: [1992-03-02,1993-03-03]
Creator: Marion, Breck
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Draft for letter from an unknown author to Dr. R. William McCarter and Dr. D. Jack Davis, March 1996]

Description: Photocopy of a letter draft from an unknown person within Denton ISD offices to Dr. R. William McCarter and Dr. D. Jack Davis. The focus of the letter is the inclusion of Denton ISD in the 1992 Summer Institute program. They also list the contributions that the district is able to make. Included are two pages from a longer document detailing the activities and charges for the program. Following this is a roster for the campuses in the district.
Date: March 1996
Creator: Denton Independent School District
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Elementary school artwork on display]

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring a small article on artwork from elementary school children in the six school districts in the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts program is on display at the University of North Texas Art Building.
Date: March 25, 1992
Creator: Star Telegram Forth Worth, Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fax Transmittal Notice from Vicki Rosenberg to the Institute Directors, March 24, 1994]

Description: A fax transmittal notice from Vicki Rosenberg, program officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the Regional Institute Directors, Sheila Brown, Virginia Gembica, Anne Lindsey, Bill McCarer, Susan Rotilie, Jack Davis, Edith Johnson, Jessie Lovano-Kerr, Michael Parson, Nancy Roucher, Margaret DiBlasio, Phyllis Johnson, Nancy MacGrecor, Jeff Patch, and Joyce Wright. The fax reads, Urgent Message For Your Response and is an exchange of correspondence between Harriet Laney and William McCarter in regards to airline arrangements.
Date: March 24, 1994
Creator: Rosenberg, Vicki
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Feathered friends

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an image of David Kleven an Animal Edutainment holding a macaw for the Sam Houston Elementary students during a presentation. Mr. Kleven and his wife traveled to North Texas to discuss rain forest creatures.
Date: March 29, 1995
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Figure that

Description: An newspaper clipping with two photograph images, the first one is Chinese artist, Xiaoze Xie demonstrating Chinese figure painting to the Sam Houston Elementary school. The second image is Cynda Riddle talking with Xie during his demonstration.
Date: March 1, 1993
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

First Nasher Series draws full house

Description: An article written by Mark Stedman, Daily Report for the North Texas Daily, titled "First Nasher Series draws full house." The article mentions Patsy and Raymond Nasher, who for the past forty-years have been building a contemporary sculpture collection. An evening with Raymond Nasher who lectured at the Eagle Student Services Building Lecture Hall brought many people to listen as the lecture was the installment of the Patsy and Raymond Nasher Lecture Series in Contemporary Sculpture and Criticism. Dr. Jack Davis, dean of the College of Visual Arts, anticipates that this annual event will become one of the premier lectures series on a international basis.
Date: March 13, 1998
Creator: Stedman, Mark
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

A Focus On Art Museum / School Collaborations

Description: A newsletter written by Nancy Berry, an associate Professor of Art Education and Art History and Area Coordinator for Art Education / Visual Arts Studies at the University of North Texas, for Art Education, titled "A Focus On Art Museum / School Collaborations." Berry's article questions why it is important for school children to learn work of art from the museum environment and explores the nature of art museums / school collaborations to shed light on the questions.
Date: March 1998
Creator: Berry, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Worth Star-Telegram clipping, March 25, 1992]

Description: A clipping from the Fort Worth Star-Telegram covering two locations, Dallas and Denton. In Dallas, Warren Morgan was named the President Emeritus of Paul Quinn College and David Stevens was named the chief fiscal officer of the same institution. In Denton, artwork from 55 elementary students of Fort Worth, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, and four other school districts is on display at UNT's Art Building.
Date: March 25, 1992
Creator: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections