TITLE

Looking for a renaissance

AUTHOR(S)
Horn, M.; Sieder, J.
PUB. DATE
March 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;3/30/92, Vol. 112 Issue 12, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the South Bronx's St. Augustine School of the Arts as an example that it is possible to revive a failing educational system. The school uses a curriculum built around music, dance, the visual arts and creative writing; The growing campaign nationwide to restore the arts to their former place in the basic curriculum; The American Civil Liberties Union and 26 Louisiana school districts rebel; More. INSET: Reaching the neediest kids with painting and dance..
ACCESSION #
9203301835

 

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