This is the online stream for sharing conversations that happened throughout the Greater Bay Area from March through June 2012 around the question:

How can we collectively transform public education through the arts to create a better future for everyone?

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New Engines of Growth: Five Roles for Arts, Culture and Design

This new report from the National Governors Assn’s Center for Best Practices is an amazing blueprint for arts integration in industry, community revitalization and education.  Includes roles for teaching artists and artists live-work spaces among other creative ideas.  Addresses a slight twist on our big question by demonstrating how the arts can create a better future for everyone.
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“With concerns over job creation and business growth holding a prominent—and persistent—position on policy agendas today, governors are increasingly finding innovative ways to support economic growth, according to a new report from the National Governors Association.
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New Engines of Growth: Five Roles for Arts, Culture and Design focuses on the role that arts, culture and design can play in governors’ policies to create jobs and boost their economies in the short run and transition to an innovation-based economy in the long run.”


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