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Long Beach museum addresses decline in school field trips




The Museum of Latin American Art's new bus transports students from Anton Elementary School to the museum on Friday morning, Sept. 26.
The Museum of Latin American Art's new bus transports students from Anton Elementary School to the museum on Friday morning, Sept. 26.
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Field trips, once a signature of the school experience, are declining in many school districts.

This trend is causing alarm among museum directors.

In Long Beach, one museum is taking an innovative approach to solving the problem as KPCC’s Mary Plummer reports. 

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