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Contest seeks students' creative ideas to solve water issue

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| State officials are inviting students to design a poster showcasing unique and inventive ways to reduce water consumption in drought-plagued California.

Our top 10 arts education stories for 2014

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We take a look back at KPCC's 2014 arts education stories, including stories on student access to arts in Los Angeles and student museum field trips in Long Beach.

LAUSD music teacher 'cared about kids first'

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Jonathan Kenion died Dec. 13 at age 52 after suffering a stroke. As a music teacher, he taught thousands of students through his love of music, said his colleagues.

Rose Parade spotlight to shine on Temple City High band

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One Rose Parade marching band spends hours preparing for its 30 seconds of fame during the televised New Year's Day event viewed by millions.

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New LACHSA principal on the future of the famous art school

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Mitzi Lizarraga replaces former principal George Simpson. She joins the school from the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts.

How holiday carols can be good for your kids

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Christmas songs may drive you mad, but they can help young kids develop their reading and language skills. We've got a list of upcoming sing-alongs for the holidays.

How much do students' brains benefit from music?

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A new study from Northwestern University shows actively studying music with an instrument can have significant results in brain functioning.

After years of no arts, Compton school gets a holiday first

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Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary School in Compton is having its first year with arts classes, made possible by a national program to educate through the arts.