> What could be some guidelines for choosing students--I have to choose from
> 125 students? Any suggestions for class size? How should I approach
> parents (I have to get their permission to take their kids out of
> classes)? What do I do about parent complaints that their child didn't
> get into the class?
I attended an excellent presentation at NAEA last spring. Some art
teachers at one or two schools developed their own program, wrote a
test, etc. I'm sure I could dig up the handout if you'd like a copy; I
think it's pretty comprehensive.