No Child Left Behind in Art Education Policy: A Review of Key Recommendations for Arts Language Revisions

@article{Grey2009NoCL,
  title={No Child Left Behind in Art Education Policy: A Review of Key Recommendations for Arts Language Revisions},
  author={Anne C. Grey},
  journal={Arts Education Policy Review},
  year={2009},
  volume={111},
  pages={15 - 8}
}
  • Anne C. Grey
  • Published 21 October 2009
  • Art
  • Arts Education Policy Review
From bipartisan origins and a laudable intent, the No Child Left Behind (Act) of 2001 has profoundly altered the condition of art education. A historical vantage point and review of literature reveals the current status of pending arts language revisions to the NCLB Act, as well as a pressing need to examine the key recommendations and to consider a blend of the proposals from the National Education Task Force, the Study Group on the Lost Curriculum, and the Arts Education Working Group. This… 

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