Social transformation is one of the potential benefits of art education, but not its sole responsibility. Why, then, in an effort to ensure adequate funding, are many art educators forced to emphasize this aspect of art education above its intrinsic power to help shape individuals? An art educator examines the historical roots of the imbalance between current educational policy and the practice of public art education.
"The Misplaced Burden: Art Education as Social Healer,"
New England Journal of Public Policy: Vol. 10
, Article 20.
Available at: http://scholarworks.umb.edu/nejpp/vol10/iss1/20