San Francisco's ambitious arts education master plan has been released to much well deserved fanfare. Antigone Trimis, the Arts Education Master Plan Implementation Manager for the SFUSD, penned this thoughtful article on what all this means for the cities students.
For those involved in arts education and school reform reading this article, and reviewing the plan will be time well spent!
On September 28, 2006, Mayor Gavin Newsom and Interim Superintendent Gwen Chan announced the completion of San Francisco Unified School District's (SFUSD) Arts Education Master Plan and the commencement of its implementation in San Francisco's public schools. This historic partnership between the district and the City was made vivid with the launch of the Master Plan at San Francisco's Performing Arts Library and Museum (SFPALM), a local gem of an institution where San Francisco's performing arts history comes alive through a multiplicity of exhibits, performances and educational programs.