Articles about Educational Standards

Uncommon Commonalities: Cosmopolitan Ethics as a Framework for Music Education Policy Analysis
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 87-95

Contemporary American education policy rhetoric is problematic because its authors' assertions, particularly those about the goals of education, frequently conflict with their implied moral and/or ethical commitments. This philosophical policy analysis uses Appiah's cosmopolitan principles to examine the ethical implications ...

Four Notions On the Qualities of Cooperating Music Teachers
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 2, pp. 117-129

This article develops criteria for the selection, professional development, and assessment of cooperating teachers through four "notions." These notions suggest that cooperating teachers might (1) possess knowledge of educational theory and practice; (2) understand the importance of context in education; ...

An Interview With Richard Burrows about the Media Arts Standards: A Pathway to Expression and Knowing the World
Arts Education Policy Review (2016) Vol. 117, No. 3, pp. 146

Media arts has been familiar to many through television, film, and digital graphics, and often appears as an extension of the four traditional arts disciplines: music, arts, theatre, and dance. As media arts continues to acquire its own unique identity, ...