History of Art and Music ECE in the U.S.

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1700s: Singing Schools - Religious Music - John Tufts

1700 - 1800

1838: Boston School Committee, Lowell Mason

1838

1864: Widespread music education in public schools

1864

1953: Band movements in schools formalized

1953

1957: Launch of Sputnik, educated refocuses on math, science

1957

1961: Choral movements in schools formalized

1961

1965: National Endowment for the Arts

1965

1980-90: Discipline based art education - history, criticism, aesthetics, studio

1980 - 1990

1994: National Standards for Music Education

1994

2001: No Child Left Behind passed, "teaching to the test"

2001