The National Parent-Teacher Association is taking a strong stance on the benefits of arts education in the latest issue of Our Children, its publication for supporters and advocates. Featuring Tony Bennett, whose Exploring the Arts Foundation recently expanded into Los Angeles, and actress Alfre Woodard, who serves on... Read more
After several deadlines to produce it elapsed, the Los Angeles Unified School District stepped forward to take leadership on releasing a budget for its arts education branch last week. The budget was presented at the Budget, Facilities, & Audit Committee meeting of the board on Thursday, February 20.
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Arts education in Los Angeles County was celebrated last month on the lot of Paramount Pictures in the Paramount Theatre.
Calling all education advocates! California is about to undergo a monumental shift in the way our state funds our public schools. It is a win-win solution for every student attending public school in our state. But your voice is needed to ensure your student receives the benefits of this new formula.
Last year, Governor Brown passed the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). Under this new... Read more
As the Creative Capital of the United States, L.A.'s greatest export is culture. The creative economy is the 4th largest employment cluster (of 66) and accounts for 1 in 8 jobs in the County. Despite the depth and breadth of our creative industries, we cannot forget the importance of strengthening Los Angeles' creative core through strategic planning, workforce development, and direct investment by the public and private sectors. With such an impressive market edge, why are so many...
Arts for LA presents reFRAME, a series of first-person explorations of projects, places, and principles that demonstrate the ways arts and culture are building the future of Los Angeles. Each installment in this series showcases ways in which arts, culture, and arts education can be employed as tools to address issues facing Angelenos in all aspects of our lives and ultimately contribute to a higher quality of life for all residents.
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