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Denton High School Class of '42 Reunion

Description: Denton High School 30-year class reunion of the 1942 class. Those identified are: George Hopkins, Bill Cromer, Margie Lynn Brooks, Cara Boswell, Fred Slach, Zeke Martin, Colin McSween, Jane Jagoe Stabile, Lanell White Little, John Waldrip, Jack Bayless.
Date: July 15, 1972
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Knights of Columbus Members]

Description: Photograph of a large group of unidentified men posing sitting and standing in several rows in front of a multi-story brick building. Most of the men are wearing suits, ties, and hats and one man in the middle of the last row is holding a large American flag. Handwritten note on the front of the photograph reads "Candidates + Members of Spanish class Knights of Columbus no. 1553 Brownsville, Texas April 29/23. Morales"
Date: April 29, 1923
Partner: Brownsville Historical Association

[Update, June 12, 1989]

Description: A newsletter clipping with bulletin information about the art happenings at the University of North Texas, information about the progress with the program North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and with the art faculty involved at the school, the program and the Denton community. This newsletter informs about the five-year grant received by North Texas from the Getty Center for Education in the Arts for the education reform program. The art education reform will promote changes in teaching of the visual arts to thousands of children in the North Texas.
Date: June 12, 1989
Creator: University of North Texas
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

An Overview of the National Assessment of Educational Progress in Art

Description: An Overview of the National Assessment of Educational Progress in Art, by Brent Wilson. The National Assessment of Educational Progress in Art was designed to provide information about American students' school related and culture related achievements in arts. The assessment sought to determine how well students perceived and responded to the qualities and contents of works of art as well as valued works of art, if the works of art are skilfully and imaginative, and to determine what they know about the history of art.
Date: [1989..]
Creator: Wilson, Brent
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Wheels of invention

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by The Dallas Morning News, features an article with the headline, "Wheels of invention - Story inspires Bedford students to roll out of car-designs ideas" written by A. Lee Graham. Students at Shady Brook Elementary School, Bedford Texas, have been transforming burger boxes, mustard bottles, toilet paper rolls and other unlikely items to build toy cars. The inspiration comes from a book titled "Galimoto," which means car in Chichewa, a native language in Malawi, Africa.
Date: December 27, 1998
Creator: Graham, A. Lee
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Exhibit shows student's artwork

Description: A scanned newspaper clipping featuring an article about an exhibit featuring student's work from participating school districts on display at the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts in Denton. The exhibit illustrates the combined efforts of NTIEVA to expand education in the visual arts.
Date: [1990..]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Shady Brook Elementary students take part in nationwide education program

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on Shady Brook Elementary studying artists such as O'Keefee, Renoir and Dali and reproductions made by the elementary students. Students at Shady Brook Elementary use the hallways like galleries, when new work goes up the old comes down. Shady Brooke is one of the thirty-six elementary schools nationwide that accepted to take part in the Transforming Education Through the Arts Challenge and will receive $200,000 to support the program.
Date: [1997..]
Creator: Rogness, Jennifer
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Getty Center Grants $3.75 Million To Art Education

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article about the Getty Center granting $3.75 million to restructure the way visual arts are taught in the nation's public schools through their Regional Institute Grant Program, or RIGs. Each of the Center's consortia will receive $625,000 in matching grant fund over five years, only if each consortia raise more than half-million dollars in matching funds during the five-year period. The institute's goal is to encourage greater collaboration within the community organizations.
Date: April 1990
Creator: National Art Education Association
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

School's In

Description: A newspaper clipping, published by the Denton Record-Chronicle, features an article with the headline, "School's In - Camp offers area youngsters a retreat with an educational spin for summer," written by Lucinda Breeding. "Out of Africa," is a week long daytime camp for children between six and fourteen where students will explore the culture, geography and history of African culture. Deborah Gentile, an art specialist at Tomas Rivera Elementary school will be the arts camp instructor.
Date: [1997..]
Creator: Breeding, Lucinda
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Gee teacher heads new art program]

Description: A newspaper clipping from Pilot Point ISD featuring an article about Sylvia Russell, an art teacher at Gee Junior High School, coordinating PPISD new discipline-based art education program. The program was first introduced to kindergarten and first graders at Pilot Point Elementary School as PPISD started participating in the program with the University of North Texas and several other area districts and art galleries.
Date: November 1990
Creator: Pilot Point Independent School District
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Indiana Fine Arts Diagnostic Achievement Tests

Description: A document on the Indiana Fine Arts Diagnostic Achievement Tests, The Getty Center for Education in the Arts Student Assessment Meeting. The Indiana Fine Arts Diagnostic Achievement Testing program began in 1987 as a means to provide art teachers with new tools from which to measure student achievement in visual arts, music, theatre/creative drama and dance/creative movement. The purpose of the testing program is also to create / develop new tools to diagnose student and class strengths or needs.
Date: [1989-11-04,1989-11-06]
Creator: Patchen, Jeffrey H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portfolio The Newsletter of Arts Propel]

Description: Portfolio, a newsletter of Arts Propel, Vol. 1, No. 1. This is the first issue of a newsletter edited by Dennie Wolf and published by Harvard Project Zero. The newsletter is for the collaborative project titled Arts Propel, whose primary goal is assessing student achievement in art and art education, along with art humanities. The newsletter will act as the projects primary source of information in regards to updates and achievements by the project.
Date: February 23, 1987
Creator: Arts Propel
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

Program trains elementary teachers in Art of Learning

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article about Carolyn Sherburn. Sherburn was the only art specialist at Burton Hill Elementary which was the only Fort Worth school taking part in a project to implement art education throughout the general curriculum. Sherburn along with two other Fort Worth teachers took eighteen weeks of training, where she will in turn teach more than one-hundred teachers from forty-two schools how to implement art education. The article goes into details about how discipline-based art education came in fruition and their goals having an art specialist in every public school.
Date: July 21, 1993
Creator: Deller, Martha
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Learning On the Job

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on administrators in San Francisco who took inventory on the school system's professional-development offerings and how they're spending close to $18 million a year on programs and projects. However, without high-quality professional development the push to replicate effective reform strategies can be doomed. The rest of the article details about changes in the public system to conserve money but maintain their professional development programs.
Date: February 15, 1995
Creator: Bradley, Ann
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Getty Center for Education in the Arts Announce A Grant for Establishment]

Description: A press release for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, announcing that the University of North Texas will be coordinating a new program called North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts in collaboration with Forth Worth, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Plano, Denton and Pilot Point ISD. Along with, the Amon Carter, Dallas Museum of Art, Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Greater Denton Arts Council, and the Fort Worth Arts Council. The purpose of the education reformation program is to bring art knowledge, skills and understanding of art production, art history and criticism into the classroom.
Date: May 16, 1989
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Institute set to teach

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring an article on the summer institute hosted by the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The institute is a two-week program designed to provide training for the use of art education for school districts educators. The primary goal of the summer institute is to implement discipline-based art education into the participating districts, DBAE, is an approach to learning in the art that combines art production, criticism, aesthetics and art history.
Date: June 16, 1994
Creator: Holden, Dawn
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Artist at work

Description: A newspaper clipping featuring a photograph of elementary students from Tomas Rivera Elementary School. In the photograph is student, Amber Jackson who is standing on chairs to work on a mural on the school wall.
Date: May 15, 1996
Creator: Ludlum, Barron
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Art Education, Newspaper clippings]

Description: Two newspaper clippings from the Denton Record-Chronicle, the first clipping is a snippet about the University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts with Jack Davis, Dean of the college. The snippet shows a photograph of the college building, a map of where the building is located on campus and a photograph of Dean Davis. The second newspaper clipping features an article, "Students combine art, academics," where students work on art education projects developed by UNT faculty.
Date: October 30, 1994
Creator: Denton Record-Chronile
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[School Briefs]

Description: Newspaper clippings featuring two of the same articles on Pilot Point ISD, written about the the school's districts involvement with the discipline-based art education program funded through the Getty Foundation in conjunction with the University of North Texas.
Date: August 11, 1991
Creator: Denton Record-Chronicle
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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