Mon, 04/05/2010 - 11:09 — ArtsEd
In October 2009, I attended a panel put together by the Hewlett Foundation's Marc Vogl at the Grantmakers in the Arts Conference on new models and emerging leaders in the arts. Afterwards, Marc offered to send me, like everyone else who attended the panel, a copy of the Focus Group on Next Generation Leadership report by Barry Hessenius.
Thu, 04/01/2010 - 16:22 — ArtsEd
A full and enthusiastic house greeted author Daniel Pink earlier this month as he strode onto the stage at the Segerstrom Concert Hall to start his presentation, titled "The Creative Edge: Innovation, Education and the Changing World of Work."
That isn't surprising.
Mon, 03/29/2010 - 14:39 — ArtsEd
We see and experience the world in many different ways. Children absorb everything they see, touch, hear, and come into contact with, and everything shapes their world and development as they mature.
In order to meet the demand for higher scores in reading and math, and to secure funding from the federal government, the arts have nearly always been the first programs to go.
Thu, 03/18/2010 - 14:05 — ArtsEd
After more years and community advisory committees than anyone would like to remember, San Francisco finally has a new policy for how students are assigned to its public schools. Last week the Board of Education (BOE) of the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) unanimously adopted the new strategy.
Mon, 03/15/2010 - 12:15 — ArtsEd
As Harvey White and Pete Garcia, both former executives on the San Diego Regional Economic Development Corp. board of trustees, have argued, "We need STEAM, not just STEM" to ensure our leadership in the 21st century. We need to put art back into our curricula.
White, who is co-founder of both Qualcomm Inc.
Fri, 03/12/2010 - 16:54 — ArtsEd
A rundown section of Potrero Hill will soon host an art installation created by Downtown High School (DHS) students.
Wed, 03/10/2010 - 11:56 — ArtsEd
SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco's Exploratorium science museum has received two anonymous donations totaling $90 million to help it move to a new home on the city's waterfront.
Wed, 03/10/2010 - 11:53 — ArtsEd
SAN FRANCISCO - Between the departure of the King Tut exhibit March 28 and the arrival of the Musée d'Orsay Impressionists on May 22, there remains a wealth of art in The City, in the permanent collections of the de Young Museum and the Legion of Honor, where "Cartier and America" runs through May 9.
What should the spring visitor look for?
Tue, 03/09/2010 - 15:50 — ArtsEd
WASHINGTON - New York, Florida and Pennsylvania are among the 16 first-round finalists in the federal grant competition known as Race to the Top, in which states compete for a share of $4 billion in school improvement money, the federal Department of Education said Thursday.
Education Secretary Arne Duncan will pick the grant winners.