Colo. Rev. Stat. § 22-1-104.5

Current through Acts effective through 6/5/2024 of the 2024 Legislative Session
Section 22-1-104.5 - Teaching of visual arts and performing arts - definitions
(1) As used in this section, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) "Course" includes, but need not be limited to, a traditional class, an online course of study, an internship, an externship, a mentor experience, or an independent study course that culminates in an integrative or specialized performance, showcase, or exhibition.
(b) "Performing arts" means art forms that are expressed by individuals or groups that involve performance through multi-sensory experiences, which performances may include, but need not be limited to, dance, music, theater, and digital or electronic productions.
(c) "Visual arts" means art works created by individuals or groups using a variety of media and processes, which art works may include, but need not be limited to, drawing, painting, ceramic arts, sculpture, photography, graphic arts, printmaking, media arts, electronic or digital design, textiles, jewelry, glass arts, and fine woodworking.
(2) Each public school in the state is strongly encouraged to provide courses in visual arts and in performing arts, which courses shall be based on content standards for visual arts and performing arts and provided in compliance with state and federal law. School districts and public schools are strongly encouraged to explore and implement innovative delivery mechanisms for performing arts and visual arts courses, including but not limited to using on-site technology and software, online education, and collaboration among community colleges, other school districts or public schools, boards of cooperative services, and regional service areas.

C.R.S. § 22-1-104.5

L. 2010: Entire section added, (HB 10-1273), ch. 233, p. 1020, §2, effective May 18.

For the legislative declaration in the 2010 act adding this section, see section 1 of chapter 233, Session Laws of Colorado 2010.