Every child in Los Angeles County should have access to standards-based, quality, sequential arts education—an arts curriculum taught by a qualified teacher, is ongoing and meaningful, and tied to learning in other critical subjects, such as science, math, and English. We've collected blogs and articles about arts education below. You may also be interested in this list of Arts Education blogs, compiled by The Art Masters.
In fall 2012, there will likely be an initiative on the state ballot designed to increase revenue to California public schools. For an overview of the three most likely initiatives, please click here to download a one-sheet created by Educate Our State.
- Why Arts Education: One-sheet outlines the importance of arts instruction to a 21st-century education. Available as a PDF in English and Spanish.
- Title 1 & Arts Education: Title 1 funding can be used for arts education. Find out more in this one-sheet, available as a PDF in English and Spanish.
- Arts for All Website: Los Angeles County Arts for All is the county-wide collaboration working to create vibrant classrooms, schools, communities and economies through the restoration of all arts disciplines into the core curriculum for each of our 1.6 million public K-12 students.
Thu, 05/09/2013 - 3:26pm
California Alliance for Arts Education recently authored A Policy Pathway: Embracing Arts Education to Achieve Title I Goals. Title I schools are those in which a majority of students live in low socioeconomic circumstances; Title I funds, provided by the federal... Read more
Thu, 03/07/2013 - 8:30am
The high school student winners of the Bob Hope Airport “2013 Tower Banner Student Art Contest” from Burbank, Glendale, and Pasadena Unified School Districts presented their winning artwork at today’s March 4, 2013 Airport Authority meeting. The winners were chosen from 186 entries across... Read more
Tue, 01/22/2013 - 9:55am
Governor’s Budget Favors Local Autonomy and Eliminates Most Categorical Funding
The Governor’s budget proposal,... Read more
Tue, 12/18/2012 - 9:00am
Arts for LA is pleased to announce we have compiled a comprehensive Annual Report detailing our activities over the course of the last year.
"The annual report is a great... Read more
Fri, 12/14/2012 - 1:11pm
Each year the California Department of Education acknowledges exemplary schools in its "Distinguished Schools" program. For the 2013 program, Superintendent Tom Torlekson has re-instituted its Arts Education category.
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