Los Angeles Unified officials have told principals they can tap federal dollars aimed at low-income students to incorporate the arts into teaching academics.
The first phase of the grant will be implemented this summer at Loyola Marymount University when teachers will learn to integrate culture into visual arts lessons.
The advocacy group Arts for LA has published candidate survey responses that give a glimpse into where school board hopefuls stand on arts education issues.
A year after an administrator said problems at Los Angeles Unified's music repair shop would be eliminated within months, the number of broken instruments is up.
The school will host a benefit concert at Broad Stage Tuesday night to raise travel funds for students to play at Carnegie Hall in April.
Thirteen student filmmakers from Los Angeles visited Park City, Utah, for the closing weekend of the Sundance Film Festival.
A statewide arts coalition issued a blueprint on arts education Thursday, calling for broad changes in arts instruction across California.