Arts Education |

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

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| 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

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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

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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

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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.

USC study finds children benefit from orchestra training

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A study at USC is measuring the benefits of musical training, and early findings show that orchestra students outperformed their peers in auditory skill tests.

Pasadena school still missing over 50 instruments

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Just two instruments have been located, Pasadena police said Tuesday. The majority of instruments taken from Marshall Fundamental Secondary School remain missing.

Some Pasadena instruments recovered after music room theft

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Pasadena school officials are working with police after some instruments were found. District officials were notified late Friday that items had been recovered.

Pasadena students adapt in wake of musical instrument theft

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Thieves steal about $15,000 worth of music equipment ahead of two big concerts this week. The school borrowed instruments from other schools to get by.