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Strong arts, strong schools : the promising potential and shortsighted disregard of the arts in American schooling

Author: Charles Fowler
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At a time when Americans are increasingly concerned with finding jobs and economic stability, supporting families, and surviving in the global economy, many consider the arts to be a luxury, a frivolous distraction which entices students away from real learning. In Strong Arts, Strong Schools, Charles Fowler argues that, far from a luxury, the arts are a vitally important part of our society and our schools.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Fowler, Charles B.
Strong arts, strong schools.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1996
(DLC) 95023834
(OCoLC)32893226
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Fowler
ISBN: 1423740513 9781423740513 1602560870 9781602560871 9780195100891 0195100891 1280451807 9781280451805
OCLC Number: 191931498
Description: 1 online resource (227 pages)
Contents: Part one: CONDITIONS; part two: JUSTIFICATION; part three: CURRICULUM; part four: REFORM; NOTES; INDEX.
Responsibility: Charles Fowler.
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This work argues that studying the arts is an important and valuable component of general education and of society and American culture. It confronts complicated matters of curriculum and discusses  Read more...

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