Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and Her Work in Terezín: Children, Art, and Hope

  title={Friedl Dicker-Brandeis and Her Work in Terez{\'i}n: Children, Art, and Hope},
  author={Ellen Handler Spitz},
  journal={The Journal of Aesthetic Education},
  pages={1 - 13}
In his State of the Union address on January 25, 2011, United States President Barack Obama gave praiseworthy preeminence to education and to his “Race to the Top” program. However, he deemed only two fields of education worthy of note, namely, math and science. He mentioned these areas of knowledge several times during his speech but omitted any reference to educating children in the arts. This is a regrettable oversight, as arts education nationwide and perhaps worldwide has been… CONTINUE READING