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Anaheim schools get donation, guitars from music group

Brian Brooks/Anaheim City School District
| A National Association of Music Merchants' foundation contribution recognizes the Anaheim City School District's efforts to revive music instruction in its schools.

3D printers help Pasadena schools up their learning game


A private donation to Pasadena Unified School District opened the way for its schools to use the printers to teach art, math, science and more.

LAUSD tries new George Lopez campaign to raise arts funding


People who donate $10 or more get a chance to win a ride-along with the comedian on the Sunset Strip. Airfare, dinner and hotel stays are also included.

Contest seeks students' creative ideas to solve water issue


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


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'


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


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.


New LACHSA principal on the future of the famous art school


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