Julian Cea, a third grader in Los Angeles Unified School District, returns to school for spring semester holding his winter break homework project. The music program at his school Wilshire Crest Elementary was cut due to low enrollment numbers. His teacher was transferred to Avalon Gardens Elementary School in South LA, which had increased enrollment.
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.