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In this choir, every gender has a voice

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| "Music programs in schools and choir programs have always been considered safe spaces for anyone who is different, especially for LGBTQ students."

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.

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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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