Coming Up Taller: Arts and Humanities Programs for Children and Youth at Risk (Google eBook)
Documents 218 arts and humanities programs for children and youth in communities across America. Describes the context in which these programs operate, provides an overview of the highly varied cultural programs surveyed, and summarizes the principles, policies and practices found in promising programs. The value of these programs as components of any community strategy seeking to improve the lives of children and youth is reviewed, and recommendations are made for their continued examination. Discusses the need for increased technical and financial support. Photos, tables and index.
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