Angeleno & Arts Ed Supporter Herb Alpert Receives National Medal for the Arts
By Aáron Heard
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LAUSD Releases Plan to Invigorate Arts Education Districtwide
This story has been updated from the version released in last week's issue of Relay.
LAUSD Releases Plan to Rebuild Complete Education through the Arts for All Students
Los Angeles Unified School District officially released its plan to restore arts education throughout the district yesterday. The “Arts Education and Creative Cultural Network Plan” will bring funding for arts education back to pre-recession levels by 2017.
LAUSD Announces Plan for "Arts at the Core" Resolution
Arts education fosters creativity, communication, critical thinking, and collaboration, skills needed to compete in a twenty-first century workforce. Studies affirm students who participate in the arts “[develop] the ability to innovate, communicate, and collaborate.
Arts for LA's Abe Flores Receives National Leadership Award
Arts for LA to Lead Sessions at Americans for the Arts Convention
Four representatives of Arts for LA (AFLA) will participate in the annual Americans for the Arts (AFTA) Convention, to be held this month in Pittsburgh. Danielle Brazell is proud to be a featured speaker at this year’s Town Hall event, where she’ll talk about ways the arts community can engage more deeply with members of communities across America.
Arts for LA Joins Arts Ed Radio Panel
On Tuesday night, Arts for LA's Executive Director Danielle Brazell participated in a radio talk show panel exploring issues related to arts education.
California Alliance for Arts Education Releases Paper on Title I Funding
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 government, are designed to supplement and enhance learning and parental involvement in these school sites