Arts Education |

There's more arts education in LA than you might expect, but not for everyone

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| While more arts ed is being offered to more students than many assumed, there's still work to be done to make sure access to that instruction is equitable.

How this 2018 Rose Parade band is making a difference

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Santiago Sharks band members surprised the foster kids at Five Acres by performing for them then showering them with presents.

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What does the future of virtual reality sound like?

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The lessons learned in interactive sound design can be applied to augmented reality, theater, and even movie viewing on personal devices.

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In this choir, every gender has a voice

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"Music programs in schools and choir programs have always been considered safe spaces for anyone who is different, especially for LGBTQ students."

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Why this professional artist enlisted the help of public school students

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Teachers and students around Los Angeles are using the citywide art collaboration, Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, in lessons and projects.

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How hospital patients are finding healing in painting

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It gives the patients chance to interact with nurses and volunteers — and to express their feelings.

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The House and Senate hold the future of the educator expense deduction

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The version of the plan passed by the House would eliminate the Educator Expense Deduction. The senate version, as proposed, would double it.

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Listen to fifth graders sing their songs about the future

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Robots, floating houses, and rocket shoes: These are just some of the things the fifth graders at Huntington Park Elementary imagine will exist in the future.

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