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Listen to fifth graders sing their songs about the future

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| Robots, floating houses, and rocket shoes: These are just some of the things the fifth graders at Huntington Park Elementary imagine will exist in the future.

Why these students made collages to better understand history

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The students didn't write essays to show what they learned. Instead, they created art that expressed how they felt. Now, they're sharing it with the public.

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Artist leads 200 students in painting masterclass

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Olga Sinclair taught a painting class for 200 students — in the middle of a downtown Los Angeles street.

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How a teacher uses Día de los Muertos to help students heal

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At one El Monte alternative school, teacher Learsi Martinez creates a learning environment where students who have lost loved ones can share their experiences.

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Pasadena Unified brings theater and dance to district's youngest learners

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Administrators hope learning and practicing the arts will help the TK-1 students with oral language and social-emotional development.

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VR, graffiti yards and other new ideas for art class

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Educators, administrators, artists and more are working to test new approaches to making arts instruction accessible to all students in L.A. County.

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Duarte Unified teams up for a district-wide dance craze

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The public school district is offering dance workshops through a unique partnership with a local charter school, California School of the Arts-San Gabriel Valley.

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Students get hands-on training for technical theater jobs

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It takes more than just a star to put on a show: there’s a lot of behind-the-scenes work, too. One program teaches students the skills to get technical work in the entertainment industry.

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