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Wilshire Crest among 20 schools that lost art teachers during winter break

by Mary Plummer | Take Two

Jocelyn Duarte, a parent whose students attend Wilshire Crest Elementary in mid-city Los Angeles, works on her call list to try and return music access to her family's school. She's spent about 40 hours making phone calls and doing research. Mary Plummer/KPCC

Public school students in Los Angeles are back from their winter break. They're tackling things like algebra assignments and history lessons. But KPCC's Mary Plummer says there's something hundreds of elementary kids won't get.   

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