Creating and Sustaining Arts-Based School Reform: The A+ Schools Program

Creating and Sustaining Arts-Based School Reform: The A+ Schools Program

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780805861495
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/23/2008
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

George W. Noblit is the Joseph R. Neikirk Distinguished Professor of Sociology of Education and Chair of Culture, Curriculum and Change in the School of Education at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

H. Dickson Corbett is an Independent Educational Researcher conducting evaluations of school reform initiatives.

Bruce L. Wilson is an Independent Educational Researcher engaged in longitudinal research and evaluation projects focused on improving teaching and learning conditions in schools with populations of high poverty.

Monica B. McKinney is Associate Professor, School of Education, Meredith College.

Table of Contents

@contents:

Selected Contents:

Preface

About the Authors

Chapter 1

Introduction

Chapter 2

An Unusual Development

Chapter 3

Arts in Education: From Threatened Curriculum to a Way to Reform Schools

Chapter 4

Turning the Vision into Reality

Chapter 5

Reform Persistence in A+ Schools

Chapter 6

School Identity and Arts Integration

Chapter 7

Sustaining Arts-based School Reform

Chapter 8

Sustaining Change: The Difference the Arts Make in Schools

Chapter 9

Creative and Lasting School Reform: Lessons from the Arts

Appendix

References

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