Turnaround Arts

News about the Turnaround Arts Initiative.

Friday, August 04, 2017

NAEP Arts Compilation Video Now Available!

As part of the release of The Nation's Report Card: Arts 2016, the Governing Board visited four diverse school-based arts programs around the country to discover how arts education has made an impact on their academics.

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Monday, February 06, 2017

Arts create success at I.J. Holton

Picture in your mind highly engaged students displaying their learning in a variety of creative and innovative ways. Sounds great, right? I.J. Holton is the fortunate recipient of the Turnaround Arts: Minnesota program in collaboration with the Perpich Center for the Arts. Turnaround Arts......

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Thursday, December 15, 2016

Learn to Fly through the arts: Foo Fighters Drummer Taylor Hawkins visits Riverside

(ABC 6 News) -- A local school got a lesson in music through Taylor Hawkins, drummer of the Foo Fighters. And it's a type of lesson experts say is important for young students.

Riverside Central Elementary School is one of 68 Turnaround Arts schools in......

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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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