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Elpus, Kenneth – Arts Education Policy Review, 2018
The purpose of this study was to examine postsecondary admissions outcomes for music and arts students as compared to their non-arts peers using nationally representative data (N = 14,900) from the Education Longitudinal Study of 2002. Controlling for certain observable differences between students who do and do not elect arts courses, music…
Descriptors: College Admission, Outcomes of Education, Longitudinal Studies, Art Education
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Elpus, Kenneth – Arts Education Policy Review, 2013
This article reviews the political and empirical record within music education surrounding the Goals 2000: Educate America Act and reports a new study evaluating the effects of the law on music and arts education policies in U.S. high schools. School-level data (N = 670 schools) from the National Education Longitudinal Study of 1988 and the…
Descriptors: Music Education, Educational Policy, Public Policy, Federal Legislation
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Elpus, Kenneth – Arts Education Policy Review, 2011
Current proponents of education reform are at present seeking to fundamentally change the system of teacher compensation by eliminating the traditional single salary schedule and instituting a merit pay system that directly links teacher pay to student achievement. To date, the scholarly literature in music education has been silent on the subject…
Descriptors: Evidence, Teacher Salaries, Merit Pay, Music Education
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Elpus, Kenneth – Arts Education Policy Review, 2007
Music education has always required advocacy to solidify its place in the school curriculum. Music teachers are increasingly called on to justify their existence and importance in the schools, and yet, are often unprepared to advocate on their own behalf without the use of advocacy materials that are created on the basis of questionable research,…
Descriptors: Music, Music Teachers, Music Education, Advocacy