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The Muses Go to School

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Inspiring stories about the importance of arts in education.
What do Whoopi Goldberg, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rosie Perez, and Phylicia Rashad have in common? A transformative encounter with the arts during their school years. Whether attending a play for the first time, playing in the school orchestra, painting a mural under the direction of an art teacher, or writing a poem, these famous performers each credit an experience with the arts at school with helping them discover their inner humanity and putting them on the road to fully realized creative lives.
With support from a star-studded cast, editors Herbert Kohl and Tom Oppenheim present a memorable critique of the growing national trend to eliminate the arts in public education. Going well beyond the traditional rationales, The Muses Go to School shows that creative arts are a critical element of any education. It is essential reading for teachers, parents, and anyone who really cares about education.
Member Price: $24.00 NonMember Price: $27.00
Editors: Herbert Kohl and Tom Oppenheim
Book Info: 212 pp, hardback (2012)
Publisher: The New Press
Product #: 585394
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