Turnaround Arts

News about the Turnaround Arts Initiative.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Four new schools added to Turnaround Arts: Minnesota

Perpich Center for Arts Education has chosen four new schools to participate in Turnaround Arts: Minnesota, a national initiative designed to narrow the achievement gap and improve student engagement through the arts.

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Tuesday, January 27, 2015

New report on effectiveness of Turnaround Arts in pilot schools 2011-14

A report highlighting the impact of Turnaround Arts on the first eight schools that piloted Turnaround Arts has been released.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Turnaround Arts: Minnesota schools welcome star of television and film

Actor Doc Shaw, one of the stars in Tyler Perry’s House of Payne and the recent “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” movie, stopped by Bethune Elementary School......

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Turnaround Arts Minn. School Northport Elementary Featured on Good Morning America

Students from Northport Elementary were surprised with a visit by actors Jamie Foxx and Quvenzhane Wallis in September.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Northport Elementary creating an arts-rich environment

On August 26, 2014, the "StarTribune" highlighted the TurnaroundArts Minnesota program as students, teachers and community members participated in Northport Elementary School's "beautification" day.

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Thursday, July 31, 2014

Northside Teachers Discover New Strategies at Conference

On July 21, 2014, the "St. James Plaindealer" ran a feature on the experience of Northside Elementary's Principal Karla Beck, Cathy Bruce, a music teacher, and Lisa Becker, an art teacher, at the Turnaround Arts preparation retreat in Virginia.

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