Arts Education |

Pre-K to get arts ed boost under new federal program plan

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| Expansion of a federally backed arts education program will pump resources into California schools with a focus on the state's youngest students.

To boost arts ed, LAUSD hires entertainment industry liaison

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Actress Alyson Reed will serve as the district's representative to build Los Angeles Unified's ties with film studios and others in the industry.

In some districts, nonprofits key to teaching kids the arts

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A new study found all but two of the county’s school districts have partnerships with community arts organizations. Some experts say parents should ask questions.

Arts students leaving USC school, saying program 'dismantled'

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Seven students, the entire first-year MFA class at the USC Roski School of Art and Design, contend the terms of their tuition aid and curriculum were changed.

Young musicians can up their performance with parents' help

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Performance psychologist Don Greene takes his work with professional athletes and applies it to student musicians. He has some surprising advice for their parents.

LA City College lands $2M for cinema, TV department

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Los Angeles City College is set to get a $2 million gift from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, the largest donation made by that organization.

One Anaheim school district plans music classes for all

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The Anaheim City School District is partnering with the city's mayor this week to announce a goal to offer music instruction to all of its 19,000 students.

New survey provides details on arts ed classes in LA County

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A new report out gives a first-time glimpse at how nonprofits and others are providing art classes at schools across Los Angeles County, and there are gaps.