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Long Beach Poly HS Honors Longtime Music Director

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| Students, alumni, faculty, friends and family gathered on the school quad Sunday to celebrate Andy Osman, who retired after being diagnosed with cancer.

How An Innovative Arts Program Led To High School Diplomas

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It can be difficult to find effective ways to engage students who have been impacted by homelessness, foster care or the juvenile justice system.

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Artist Will 'Modify' LAUSD Mural After Months Of Discussion

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The mural's backdrop of radiating red-orange and blue stripes drew criticism from neighbors who said it was reminiscent of the Japanese Imperial Army battle flag.

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State Grant Brings Extra Arts Funding to School Districts

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A one-time state grant provided $44 million to boost arts education and other programs for public school students. So how was the money spent?

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South L.A. High School Gets a Mural Makeover

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Shepard Fairey, Faith XLVII, Axel Void, and 1010 are among the artists who are creating new works at the campus of Dr. Maya Angelou Community High School

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Artists: Share Your Stories Of Beloved Teachers

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"You'll never stop being my teacher," Sanjay Patel told his former art instructor, Julie Tabler, when we reunited them at KPCC.

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Celebrities give voice to scripts penned by teen girls

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At a fundraiser, Kirby Howell-Bapiste, Keiko Agena, Wayne Brady, and Seth Rogen read works by participants in WriteGirl, a free program for aspiring teen writers.

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Students raise their voices to remember historic East LA walkouts

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In March of 1968, students from five high schools in East L.A. walked out of their classrooms to protest the unequal education they were receiving. This weekend, students from Van Nuys High School will portray that historical event in an oratorio they wrote with artists from the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

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