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A Brief Description of Connecticut's Performance Assessments in High School Science and Mathematics

Description: A brief description of Connecticut's performance assessments in High School Science and Mathematics, written by Joan Boykoff Baron, Ph.D, Connecticut State Department of Education. The Connecticut State Department of Education received a grant from the National Science Foundation to work with the Coalition of Essential Schools and the State Departments of Education to develop performance assessments in science and mathematics.
Date: October 10, 1989
Creator: Baron, Joan Boykoff
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Compact Dialogue, No. 2

Description: A newsletter, Common Core of Learning Assessment Project, Compact Dialogue, Connecticut Multi-state Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science. Compact Dialogue is a monthly publication of the Compact Project a multi-state collaborative effort funded by the National Science Foundation. The newsletter will keep up to date information on all the happenings within the project.
Date: October 1989
Creator: Connecticut Multi-State Performance Assessment Collaborative Team in Math and Science
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Corporate giving profiles, October 1989

Description: A collective document that gives descriptions of foundations that provide grants for numerous organizations and programs of particular interests. This page is about the American Express Co. American Express Philanthropic Program. American Express offers grant support in arts & humanities, education, arts education, colleges & universities, public education and social services. These pages belong to the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter and the members of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, as they researched foundations and charities to support their educational reform program.
Date: October 1989
Creator: Corporate Giving Watch
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Fund Raising Seminar for Deans and Faculty

Description: An invitation to a fund raising seminar for the Deans and Faculty at the University of North Texas for Thursday, October 5, 1989 at the Advancement Center. Included in the invitation is a schedule for the morning and afternoon of the seminar and a list of individuals who have been participating in the fund-raising project who have been invited to the seminar.
Date: October 1989
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

['Kid critics' Fort Worth Star-Telegram, October 9, 1989]

Description: An article written by Julie Gilberto for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram about the UNT led North Texas Regional Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts that aids teachers in combining art and regular coursework to better students' education. The piece features a look at students in a classroom where this idea is already being implemented.
Date: October 9, 1989
Creator: Gilberto, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Kids critics

Description: A scanned newspaper clipping featuring an article about teacher, Georiga Blaydes and her fifth-grade class room of students undergoing the experimental discipline-based art education program. The students have become as serious about art criticism as professional critics. Changes in art curriculum are being implemented statewide as part of a package of sweeping education reforms approved by the Texas Legislature in 1981. In the article, Ms. Blaydes has been working with the University of North Texas administrators as they plan for a regional center for the visual arts that will promote new art education programs.
Date: October 9, 1989
Creator: Gilberto, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Bruce M. Burton to Ann Swartzberg, October 26, 1989]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bruce M. Burton, Office of Advancements, University of North Texas to Ann Swartzberg, Development Director, School of Fine Arts. In regards to the recent turn down from the Richardson Foundation and J.C Penny to match grant funding from the Getty Center. Burton hopes that Swartzberg will look over the proposal and make any comments which would help strengthen their case.
Date: October 26, 1989
Creator: Burton, Bruce M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Camille C. Alexander to Jack Davis, October 12, 1989]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Camille C. Alexander, corporate contributions coordinator of JCPenny, to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regard to their previous correspondence where Davis submitted a grant proposal to the company for assistance in establishing the institute. IN this letter Alexander regrets to inform Davis that after careful consideration after reviewing the proposal they cannot commit.
Date: October 12, 1989
Creator: Alexander, Camille C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Valleau Wilkie to Jack Davis, October 13, 1989]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Valleau Wilkie, executive director of the Sid W. Richardson Foundation to Jack Davis, co-director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. The letter is in regards to previous correspondence between Wilkie and Davis about the foundation grant support and how the Director of the foundation did not find it possible to approve a grant in support of the North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts program.
Date: October 13, 1989
Creator: Wilkie, Valleau
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Memorandum from Jack Davis, Bill McCarter and Connie Newton to Vicki Rosenberg, October 9, 1989]

Description: A memo from Jack Davis and William McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts, and Connie Newton, to Vicki Rosenberg, program officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts. The memo is in regards to a list of questions for the speakers at the upcoming November conference.
Date: October 9, 1989
Creator: Davis, Donald Jack; McCarter, William, 1939- & Newton, Connie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Getty Match]

Description: Photocopy of a memo from Bruce M. Burton, Office of Advancements, University of North Texas to Jack Davis, Vice Provost, Co-Director of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts. Burton has sent Davis a table of potential donors for the education reform program, to match the Getty Center's initial grant.
Date: October 18, 1989
Creator: Burton, Bruce M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Information]

Description: A memo from Julie Abel, program associate for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the participants for the Student Assessment Meeting, the Directors' meeting and the Barton Creek Conference. The memo is in regards to information needed for the directors to make travel arrangements, transportation, weather and clothing, meals functions and recreation after the meetings.
Date: October 24, 1989
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Information Enclosed]

Description: A memo from Vicki Rosenberg, program officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the participants of the Student Assessment Meeting, the Directors' Meeting and the Barton Creek Conference. The memo is in regards to enclosed information packets with information on transportation, weather and clothing, meal functions and recreation. The memo also details speaker profiles, student meeting itinerary, director's meeting itinerary and such.
Date: October 24, 1989
Creator: Rosenberg, Vicki
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: "Proposal to Carter Foundation For Getty Match," October 25, 1989]

Description: Photocopy of a letter from Bruce Burton, Office of Advancement to his colleague, James "Jim" J. Muro. In regards to their recent turn-down from the Richard Foundation and J.C. Penny, Burton believes that they should obtain the Amon Carter grant sooner than originally planned and that Muro should schedule an appointment with Bob Crow to discuss the proposal for their educational reform program.
Date: October 25, 1989
Creator: Burton, Bruce M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Questions About Assessment Submitted by Regional Institute Evaluators and Directors]

Description: A memo from Vicki Rosenberg, program officer for the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to the presenters at the Student Assessment Meeting. The memo is in regards to questions about the assessment submitted by the regional institute evaluators and directors.
Date: October 5, 1989
Creator: Rosenberg, Vicki
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[RE: Questions for November Assessment Meeting, Austin, Texas]

Description: A memo from Julie Abel, program associate of the Getty Center for Education in the Arts, to Jack Davis, Bill McCarter, co-directors of North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts and Connie Newton. The memo is in regards to questions they sent in prior correspondence for the speakers at the Assessment Meeting in November. However, the questions arrived a week late and were not sent to the speakers. She requests that they bring the questions to the meeting.
Date: October 10, 1989
Creator: Abel, Julie
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Sara Lee supporting the arts]

Description: A newspaper clipping from The Dallas Morning News, October 4, 1989 about the Sara Lee Corporation. Chairman John Bryan discusses that the company will commit to funding programs for the arts and encourages other business in the community to invest in the arts as well. From the desk of Jack Davis, William McCarter, as they researched foundations and charities to support their education reform program.
Date: October 4, 1989
Creator: Simnacher, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections