Champions of Change: The Impact of the Arts on Learning. Editor Ted Fisk. Published by the arts educational partnership and the presidents committee on the arts and humanties. Contains research based studies examining the issue of transfer from arts based academic disciplines. Reports by: James Caterall, Shirley Bryce Heath, Judith M. Burton, Robert Horowitz, and Hal Abeles, Steve Seidel, and Benny Wolf.
America 2000, a status report on education in the country, was issued by the U.S. governors and President George Bush. After initial failure to mention the arts and the resultant protest, the report included arts in national goals statements.
The National Endowment for the Arts publishes Towards Civilization: A Report on Arts Education, which attempted to reveal the status of the arts in education in the United States. It recommended that the NAEP be reinstated.