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How PST: LA/LA brought dollars to SoCal and Millenials to museums

The Getty Trust
| The initiative brought 2.8 million visitors to local museums and $430.8 million to the local economy, according to a new report. It also attracted new audiences.

Faced with cancer, these young people picked up a camera

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The youth hope the images of families, pets, and hobbies help people look "Behind the Diagnosis." They're also selling the prints to raise money for research grants.

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LAUSD students and celebrity alumni partnered to raise money for the arts

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The district budgeted $31.52 million for the arts this year, but arts education administrators say even that isn't enough. So, they're hosting a concert.

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A new bill could increase access to arts ed, but some fear it won’t guarantee quality

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While many arts ed advocates want to take advantage of the state budget surplus, others are concerned about the bill’s language surrounding who would teach the arts.

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Report on California arts education: encouraging, but needs work

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"It's showing some forward progress," explained Pat Wayne, program director at Create CA. "Not of course what we'd hope it would be, but we're going in the right direction."

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Why Yo-Yo Ma visited this Corona middle school

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The world-renowned cellist visited the school as part a program to celebrate "undiscovered, unexpected, or everyday communities" with a strong commitment to the arts.

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Middle school students mark anniversary of LA walkouts with art, reflection

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"We're learning about the walkouts ..." one student said. "That's why we're here in school, being treated fairly and we know about our cultures today."

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LA's Locke High is improving — but is it still 'failing'?

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The latest plan to turn the school around is now in its 10th year and, despite obvious improvements, skeptics say it still fails too many kids.

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