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From the Studio to the Classroom-The Teaching Artist

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UCTV will soon premiere the program:
“From the Studio to the Classroom – The Teaching Artist”

Teaching artists, hybrid professionals who link the arts to education and community life, are redefining the roles that the arts can play in public education. Who are teaching artists? Where and how do they work? What new strategies might they offer to help ailing public schools? And, how can schools become generative sites of creative growth for artists, teachers and students? Nick Rabkin, a research affiliate of the Cultural Policy Center at the University of Chicago and the principal investigator of the Teaching Artist Research Project, discusses this new national study of teaching artists and their work in a dozen cities.

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