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Southwestern Oklahoma State University

2011

Arts integration

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Revisiting The Arts In The No Child Left Behind Era, Patricia Simons Oct 2011

Revisiting The Arts In The No Child Left Behind Era, Patricia Simons

Administrative Issues Journal

Schools are responding differently to the mandates of NCLB. The purpose of this comparative case study is to investigate how two Title I elementary schools, one a member of a school reform network focused on the arts and one not a member of the network, are able to exceed AYP targets in reading and mathematics and not compromise teaching and learning in other core subjects. Included in the study is an examination of thinking skills embedded in visual arts instruction and transfer of learning to other content areas. Findings reveal that schools that are committed to the arts that are ...