Creating Islands of Excellence

Arts Education as a Partner in School Reform

Carol Fineberg

2004, 180 pages, ISBN 0-325-00603-2. Heinemann, a division of Reed Elsevier, Inc. 361 Hanover Street, Portsmouth, NH, 03801-3912, 603-431-7894,

Directed toward educators and school administrators, this book outlines how the integration of arts-based instruction can create breakthrough educational moments in and out of the classroom, and provides practical real-world experience to guide teachers and administrators around problems that can derail the best-planned reform efforts.