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Santa Monica student projects headed to space

| Santa Monica-Malibu Unified announced that students' winning patch designs will be sent to the International Space Station. A student experiment is also space-bound.

Mixed news for arts ed in latest creative economy report


Though California arts education generally fared well since the 2007-2008 school year, some measures show declines, a new report shows.

California taxpayers can help support arts education


Taxpayers can opt to contribute $1 or more via the "Keep Arts in Schools Fund" located in the voluntary contribution portion of the state tax return form.

Dancing students set new record and get chance to perform


Los Angeles County students accomplish Guinness World Record for largest ribbon dance while learning how to perform in front of audience.

Thousand Oaks parents flock to lone elementary music teacher


MATES elementary school is home to the only full-time elementary music teacher within the boundaries of the Conejo Valley Unified School District.

The hunt is on for California's new poet laureate


An applicant must be a poet of stature with a significant body of published work, according to the California Arts Council. Friday is the deadline to apply.

CSU summer arts school heads into its 30th year


The intensive two-week program is currently accepting applications. It will mark its anniversary with an alumni event for faculty and students.

LA high schooler wins major art scholarship


A senior at Los Angeles County High School for the Arts has won a $10,000 scholarship from the Scholastic Arts & Writing Awards, a prestigious national competition.