“Slam poets were not accepted as easily at the university level before. They used to only have slam venues in coffee shops and the like. But I’ve seen that change after Chicano slam poet students came through creative writing programs at the university, and their work was good enough to hold its own.”
A National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) study, “Arts Education in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools” reports Hispanic students are disproportionally found lodged among the arts opportunity gap.
Professor Emerita at the University of San Francisco, Alma Flor Ada, is an award-winning children’s book author who is dedicated to education and social justice. Her accolades include the Pura Belpré Medal, the Parents’ Choice Honor, the Marta Salotti Gold Medal, the Virginia Hamilton Award, the Christopher Medal, the International Latino Book Award, the NCSS and CBC
A statement from the school said that alumnus Sheldon Peck and his wife Leena, both orthodontists in Boston, made a donation valued at $25 million. The commitment includes an $8 million endowment to support a new curator and future acquisitions and an art gift of 134 primarily 17th-century European masterworks, valued at $17 million, including the seven works by Rembrandt van
The Lansing State Journal (http://on.lsj.com/2n5Sbc2 ) reports that the collections, dating back to the museum’s founding in 1857, span multiple buildings scattered across campus. More than 100,000 items in MSU’s cultural collection — housing everything from wreaths of human hair to what was once the world’s largest hairball
Imagine if some students had to run 100 yards to reach the end zone in football, but minority students had to race 200 yards to get there. Overcoming this uneven playing field in education drives the purpose of the Center for Urban Education (CUE)
Walt Disney believed that “if you can dream it, you can do it,” a conviction that, to this day, shapes the Walt Disney Company’s commitment to education. The Disney Youth Education Series (YES) continue this legacy by offering seminars, presentations, field studies, workshops and learning tours that use the fun and excitement of the world-class Disney theme parks and facilities to immerse and engage participants.
The Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts offers innovative educational programs including The Broadway League Education Programs— ATPAM Diversity Initiative where theatre professionals offer training, guidance, support and opportunities to the next generatio