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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.

Santa Monica student projects headed to space

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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.