Arts Education |

Tools via 3D printers among newest ways to learn math

Courtesy of MIND Research Institute
| 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.

In hospitals, music and other art can help ease pain

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Some hospitals like Children's Hospital Los Angeles use art as a healing tool. Patients receiving art, music or dance therapy have more than tripled since 2010.

Cal Lutheran University plans new art complex

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California Lutheran University expects to match a donation of up to $4 million from art collector and real estate developer William Rolland to build the art center.