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Why this professional artist enlisted the help of public school students

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| Teachers and students around Los Angeles are using the citywide art collaboration, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, in lessons and projects.

How hospital patients are finding healing in painting

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It gives the patients chance to interact with nurses and volunteers — and to express their feelings.

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The House and Senate hold the future of the educator expense deduction

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The version of the plan passed by the House would eliminate the Educator Expense Deduction. The senate version, as proposed, would double it.

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Listen to fifth graders sing their songs about the future

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Robots, floating houses, and rocket shoes: These are just some of the things the fifth graders at Huntington Park Elementary imagine will exist in the future.

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Why these students made collages to better understand history

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The students didn't write essays to show what they learned. Instead, they created art that expressed how they felt. Now, they're sharing it with the public.

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Artist leads 200 students in painting masterclass

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Olga Sinclair taught a painting class for 200 students — in the middle of a downtown Los Angeles street.

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How a teacher uses Día de los Muertos to help students heal

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At one El Monte alternative school, teacher Learsi Martinez creates a learning environment where students who have lost loved ones can share their experiences.

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Pasadena Unified brings theater and dance to district's youngest learners

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Administrators hope learning and practicing the arts will help the TK-1 students with oral language and social-emotional development.

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