Arts Education For a Changing World (PDF)
An article highlighting the benefits of arts education in today’s classrooms
The Kennedy Center Arts Edge: National Standards for Arts Education
Standards that outline what every K-12 student should know and be able to do in the arts
Greene, Maxine. Releasing the Imagination: Essays on Education, the Arts, and Social Change. Indianapolis, IN: Jossey-Bass, 2000. ISBN: 0787952915
A set of essays that defines the role of imagination in general education, arts education, aesthetics, literature, and the social and multicultural context.
Jackson, Philip W. John Dewey and the Lessons of Art. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2000. ISBN: 0300082894
An examination of John Dewey's thinking about the arts and exploration of the practical implications of that thinking for educators.
Palmer Wolf, Dennie., & Balick, Dana (Eds.). Art Works! Interdisciplinary Learning Powered by the Arts. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1999. ISBN: 0325001162
A sophisticated analysis of what makes for an effective partnership between the arts and other forms of knowing.