Arts Education |

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.