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LAUSD teachers use 'art integration' to teach science, other subjects




Sixth graders at Eagle Rock Elementary School take a bow after performing a zombie version of Shakespeare's Macbeth on Tuesday, May 13. The production was co-directed by their drama teacher and classroom teacher using a teaching method known as arts integration.
Sixth graders at Eagle Rock Elementary School take a bow after performing a zombie version of Shakespeare's Macbeth on Tuesday, May 13. The production was co-directed by their drama teacher and classroom teacher using a teaching method known as arts integration.
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As testing pressure in public schools increases, finding time to teach subjects like health and the arts isn't easy. Southern California Public Radio's Mary Plummer brings us this look at an unusual teaching strategy that squeezes more time out of the standard school day.