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Compton students embrace new arts classes

Fourth graders practice
Fourth graders practice "Este Es La Navidad" for their upcoming holiday performance at Martin Luther King Elementary School in Compton on Friday morning, Dec. 5, 2014.
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Remember when you were in elementary school: Choir practice? The school plays?  

Well now, imagine a school with none of that. 

Until this year, Martin Luther King Junior Elementary School in Compton had no arts classes.  Now, they're turning that around, just in time for the holidays. 

KPCC's Mary Plummer has the story.

Read the full story: After years with no arts classes, Compton elementary readies holiday concert