Arts Education Resources
ArtsEdge is an online resource center funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and the United States Department of Education and administered by the Kennedy Center Education Department. Its mission is to help artists, teachers, and students gain access to and share informaiton, resources, and ideas that support the arts as a core subject in the K-12 curriculum. The ArtsEdge website includes:
The Arts Education Partnership is a private, nonprofit coalition of education, arts, business, philanthropic, and government organizations that demonstrates and promotes the essential role of arts education in enabling all students to succeed in life, school, and work. Formed in 1995 by a partnership between the Arts Endowment, the United States Department of Education, the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies, and the Council of Chief State School Officers, the Partnership now includes over 100 national organizations committeed to promoting arts education in elementary and secondary schools throughout the country. The Partnership's website includes:
Write on the Edge Handbook, a 72-page guide to teaching playwriting to high school students, especially at-risk and incarcerated populations. In addition to a detailed description of the program's philosophy and practice, the handbook includes several residency journals by teaching artists and two student scripts. To obtain a copy, simply send your check or money order for $5.00 payable to Manhattan Theatre Club. Mail it to: Education Department, Manhattan Theatre Club, 311 West 43rd Street, 8th Floor New York, New York 10036. Please write "Handbook" on the envelope and allow 6 to 8 weeks for delivery.
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