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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


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.

New LAUSD arts ed data confirmed board member's 'worst fears'


Los Angeles Unified school board members got their first look Tuesday at new data that measures how well schools are doing in educating students in the arts.

Arts ed least available to LAUSD's poorer schools


Los Angeles Unified School District plans to revamp the way it distributes arts resources, targeting schools with the greatest needs based on measures like poverty.

Tools via 3D printers among newest ways to learn math


The MIND Research Institute in Irvine has developed ways to produce tools with 3D printers that students can touch and manipulate to learn math concepts.

LAUSD data shows art students can't always progress


Los Angeles Unified officials are set to unveil a new Arts Equity Index to ensure students have equitable opportunity to learn and get exposed to music and the arts.