A post-coronavirus art world that downsizes and shrinks can not be at the cost of artists and creatives of color.
No Pineapple Left Behind, from Subaltern Games, turns the controversial 2001 No Child Left Behind Act, which connected federal funding in American public schools to standardized test scores, into a bleak management game.
Last month, ART21 hosted an intricately interdisciplinary affair: Creative Chemistries: Radical Practices for Art + Education, a conference designed to probe the intersections of art and education.
Next month, educators at close to 100 schools across the country will pilot new national art standards for education.
South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley has approved an item in the state’s 2014–15 budget that forces two public colleges to spend a combined nearly $70,000 on teaching the US Constitution, Declaration of Independence, and the Federalist papers as punishment for assigning students “gay-themed books,” the Chronicle of Higher Education reported.
Speaking on the floor of a General Electric plant just outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, today, President Obama made some remarks on the state of education and employment in the US, bringing up art history degrees in the process.
Following up on the news that the students who took up residence in the Cooper Union clock tower have ended their occupation, Hyperallergic spoke with Casey Gollan, one of the occupiers, about why they came down after a week and what they feel they’ve accomplished.
The 11 Cooper Union students who barricaded themselves in the school’s Foundation Building clock tower have emerged, ending their occupation a week after it began.
96 hours into the student occupation of the Cooper Union’s historic clock tower, Jolene Travis, Assistant Director of Public Affairs, Media Relations at Cooper Union released a statement to the press and on Cooper’s website today regarding the situation. The press release may have been timed to coincide with a second Day of Action planned by students, faculty, and alumni in support of the protesters taking place today.
Yesterday, over sixty students in solidarity with the eleven clock tower occupiers demonstrated outside at the school’s board of trustees meeting, where plans for charging tuition were discussed. According to The Local, three students managed to enter the boardroom before the doors were blocked by security.
Students for a Free Cooper Union held a press conference this afternoon, addressing a set of frequently asked questions regarding their occupation of the college’s Foundation Building. Undergraduate art students Rachel Appel and Audrey Snyder served as spokespeople for the 11 students occupying the building’s clock tower and read a prepared statement to a crowd of about 100 press, students, faculty, and other staff and community members.
Eleven Cooper Union students have barricaded themselves within the school’s Foundation Building clock tower since noon on December 3rd in protest of the administration’s plan to begin charging tuition for graduate studies for the first time in 110 years.