Education

Head of LAUSD's Arts Education Branch talks equity, budget ahead of retirement

FILE: Rory Pullens, the then-new head of the arts education program for the Los Angeles Unified School District, speaks to teachers during an introduction meeting at George Washington Carver Middle School. Pullens announced his retirement.
FILE: Rory Pullens, the then-new head of the arts education program for the Los Angeles Unified School District, speaks to teachers during an introduction meeting at George Washington Carver Middle School. Pullens announced his retirement.
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LAUSD’s Senior Executive Director of Arts Education Rory Pullens announced he is retiring. Today, July 6, is his official last day.

Pullens said, among other things, he’s proud of expanding partnerships with the entertainment industry, and the district’s work in increasing equity in access to arts education.