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Education of the Handicapped

Description: Federal involvement in the education of the handicapped increased significantly with the enactment of the Education for All Handicapped Children Act of 1975 (P.L. 94-142) in the 94th Congress. This legislation amended the provisions for State assistance under Part B of the Education of the Handicapped Act (EHA, P.L. 91-230, title VI, as amended) to require that a "free appropriate public education" be available for all handicapped children age 3 through 21 by September 1980. P.L. 94-142 authorized increased Federal financial assistance along with new requirements for participating State agencies and local school districts. Current issues relating to Federal policy for the education of the handicapped include concerns about costs and responsibilities in educating the handicapped, about the level of Federal financial support, about the characteristics of handicapped children actually identified and served, about the implementation of P.L. 94-142 requirements by State and local school districts, and about Administration proposals to revise Part B regulations.
Date: November 14, 1983
Creator: Fraas, Charlotte Jones
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Arts in Education

Description: An application guideline from the National Endowment for the Arts, NEA, for Arts in Education. The following document is an application for grant funding which must be filled out appropriately according to which grant the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts receive. Included in the document is an introduction to what the NEA was created for and what they strive to accomplish. The rest of the document goes into great details about what they fund, what they do not fund and how to go about applying for grants.
Date: June 1987
Creator: National Endowment for the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Bilingual Education

Description: Brochure advertising classes for bilingual teachers offered by the Center for Professional Teacher Education at the University of North Texas at Arlignton. The flier provides information about the requirements to enter and complete the program, as well as classes available for elementary teachers who want to be certified in bilingual education.
Date: 1980~
Creator: University of Texas at Arlington. Center for Professional Teacher Education.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

National Assessment of Vocational Education

Description: The National Assessment of Vocational Education (NAVE) is a congressionally-mandated evaluation of the 1998 Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Technical Education Act and of the implementation and outcomes of vocational education in the United States. This page provides access to various NAVE reports and related resources.
Date: 2005
Creator: National Assessment of Vocational Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Congressional Commission on the Strategic Posture of the United States

Description: The bipartisan commission was tasked by Congress to "examine and make recommendations with respect to the long-term strategic posture of the United States." Chaired by former Secretary of Defense William J. Perry, Congress created the Commission as part of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2008. The final report, consisting of over one hundred findings and recommendations, was delivered to Congress and the White House on May 6, 2009.
Date: 2008
Creator: National Assessment of Vocational Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Conference Program Outline from The Getty Center, November 4, 1992]

Description: Photocopy of program outline from the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to conference recipients, in regards to the "Achieving National Education Reform: Arts Education As Catalyst" conference to be held in San Francisco, February 2 - 4, 1993. The program outline begins with registration, exhibit times, keynote speakers, lunch breaks, and receptions that will be held during the three day event.
Date: November 4, 1992
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Texas Schools To Receive Satellite Television Access Equipment]

Description: A press information / media release, in regards to Texas schools receiving satellite television equipment. In the beginning of October 1991 about two-hundred and fifty Texas school districts and Regional Education Service Centers will receive state funded TVROs, Television Receive Only satellite equipment. Texas schools want to enable the use of technology to access the satellite-based education services available and becoming available. Included in the statement is a list of all the Texas school districts who will be receiving the Satellite television access.
Date: October 10, 1991
Creator: Texas Education Agency
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[TEA Direct Line, Fall 1991]

Description: An educational newsletter, published by the Texas Education Agency. Their newsletter, TEA Director Line, report to teachers, publishes articles and information on the current and upcoming happenings within the public educational system.
Date: Autumn 1991
Creator: Texas Education Agency
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Indiana 8th Grade Diagnostic Visual Art Achievement Test

Description: A document for the Indiana 8th Grade Diagnostic Visual Arts Achievement Test and the corrections made for it. The student assessment test asks questions in regards to artwork, how the work was made, the tools used, the symbolism in the paintings, techniques, etc. The corrections needed to be made are incorrect sourced information and improving questions.
Date: [1989..]
Creator: Indiana Department of Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Procedures and Criteria for Consultant Applications

Description: A document draft on Procedure and Criteria for Consultant Applications, it reads that all prospective consultants will submit a letter which describes and verifies how the criteria for selected consultant position have been met. Included in the document is the criteria and supporting materials, general guidelines for those wishing to be considered and art education consultant.
Date: July 24, 1989
Creator: Improving Visual Arts Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Memo to IVAE Consultants, Cincinnati IVAE Seminar Participants

Description: Pages two and three of a memo to the Improving Visual Arts Education Consultants, Cincinnati IVAE Seminar Participants, Cranbrook IVAE Seminar Participants. The memo details the Center's appreciation of the interest the consultants have in discipline-based art education and will continue to keep IVAE projects on the mailing list to continue to inform them of future Center plans as the Center has spent many years the best means to spread DBAE across the United States.
Date: October 9, 1992
Creator: Improving Visual Arts Education
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Improving Visual Arts Education: Final Report on the Los Angeles Getty Institute for Educations on the Visual Arts (1982-1989)

Description: Excerpts on Improving Visual Arts Education: Final Report on the Los Angeles Getty Institutes for Educators on the Visual Arts, 1982 - 1989. The document opens up stating that the Institute proved that change initiatives do not sustain and institutionalize themselves, change agents must devote efforts to such tasks as monitoring implementation so that can share their accomplishments and learning from each other. The reaming document details the process and efforts of implementation discipline-based art education into the public school system and the continued research towards higher education.
Date: [1982,1989]
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

District Summer Inservice Program for Discipline-Based Art Education

Description: The District Summer Inservice Program for Discipline-Based Art Education, for the Summer of 1989. The Getty Center for Educators on the Visual Arts. Included in the book is a table of contents that describes what each section will detail, the district inservice program schedule, intensive engagement with art, theory and practice of discipline-based art education, plans for district implementation and instructional resources.
Date: Summer 1989
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

1992 Regional Institute Directors' Meeting

Description: The 1992 Regional Institute Director's Meeting published by the Getty Center for Education in the Arts. A report with the summaries remarks and discussions from the 1992 Regional Institute Director's Meeting, held from November 3 - 4, 1992, in Santa Barbara, California. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the findings, questions and research in regards to the Center's goals of education reformation through arts and arts education.
Date: November 1992
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Agenda for the Regional Institute Meeting]

Description: The first page of the agenda for the Regional Institute Grant Program, Annual Directors' Meeting. January 21 - 13, 199[2], at the El Encanto Hotel in Santa Barbara, California. The agenda is for the last day of the event, Thursday, January 23, 199[2].
Date: January 1992
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Page 2 of the January Directors' Meeting Agenda]

Description: This is page two of the memo from Vicki Rosenberg, program officer of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the Regional Institute Directors, Sheila Brown, Margaret DiBlasio, Phyllis Johnson, Jessie Lovano-Kerr, Bill McCarter, Nancy Roucher, Jack Davis, Edith Johnson, Anne Lindsey, Nancy MacGregor, Tom McMullen and Joyce Wright. The memo is in regards to the upcoming directors' meeting in Santa Barbara, California.
Date: December 9, 1991
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

The Getty Center for Education in the Arts Guidelines for Expense Reporting

Description: The guidelines for expense reporting, sent to the Regional Institute Director's during the director's meeting in Santa Barbara, California. In order to be reimbursed for expenses during / fulling the terms of their contract they must follow the guidelines, such examples as having original receipts and not photocopies. Attached to the end of the guidelines is a filled out travel expense report from William McCarter for the dates of the conference.
Date: November 1992
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Getty Center for Education in the Arts Current Program Descriptions January 1992

Description: A document on the Getty Center for Education in the Arts current program descriptions. The document describes the Center's publications, videos, national conferences, organizations of collaborations, joint projects with national organizations, educational technology projects, art education meetings, providing professional development, etc.
Date: January 1992
Creator: Getty Center for Education in the Arts
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections