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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.

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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Local school districts to review policies for outsiders who work with students

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Local school districts – including LAUSD and Saugus Union in Santa Clarita – are reviewing policies for non-district individuals who work with students after a music specialist allegedly contaminated PVC flutes that were given to school children.

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Art and justice reform advocates visit Campus Kilpatrick

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Over 120 artists and advocates from around the country gathered in Pasadena for the Create Justice forum. Their goal was to develop a national plan for juvenile justice reform.

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Taking Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA out of the museum and into schools

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Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA is taking over museums and galleries across Southern California, but visiting those venues isn't the only opportunity for students to interact with its content.

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