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What does a new governor mean for arts education in California?

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| An advocate for arts education explains what he hopes newly inaugurated Gov. Gavin Newsom will do when it comes to the future of arts in California schools. 

What it's like on tour with California's road tripping poet laureate Dana Gioia

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California-born poet Dana Gioia has wrapped up his time as the state's poet laureate. During his two-year term, which ended in October, he made it his goal to visit all 58 counties in the state.

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Measure QS: Burbank voters consider a parcel tax to help fund public schools

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A measure on Tuesday’s ballot in Burbank would increase funding for the city’s schools. Measure QS would create a parcel tax to help pay for things that are at risk of cuts, from arts ed to teacher professional development.

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Take a tour of a new arts academy for students struggling in school

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There already are schools around Los Angeles to help kids who didn’t make it in the traditional high school system. A new one opening in South L.A. offers something a little different.

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Youth from Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood write songs about experiences with bullying

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The Boys & Girls Club of Hollywood teamed up with music industry professionals to help students write about their experiences of being bullied. The result? a two-track EP.

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LA violinist named MacArthur "genius" fellow

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The 2018 MacArthur Fellows were announced today. Out of the 25 newly named geniuses, three of them are based in Los Angeles.

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Local jazz students join Sister Cities of Los Angeles on trip to China

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Young jazz musicians from Hamilton High recently traveled to China with Sister Cities of Los Angeles and China General Chamber of Commerce Los Angeles.  They went to represent LA - and, to play some music.

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Staff return to Idyllwild Arts to clean up, prepare campus for school year

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The Idyllwild Arts campus was threatened - and narrowly spared - by the Cranston Fire.

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