Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership

Arts for All Welcomes New Leadership

Mon, 11/19/2012 - 9:12am

Photo: Denise Grade & Rachel LevinArts for All recently announced the arrival of arts education leader Denise Grande to fill its vacant director position, while successful philanthropy consultant Rachel Levin stepped into the co-chair position of Arts for All’s pooled fund, which helps oversee the disbursement of grant funds in the Arts for All program.

Arts for All and Arts for LA Announce Arts Education Support for LA County School Districts

Arts for All and Arts for LA Announce Arts Education Support for LA County School Districts

Mon, 11/26/2012 - 2:15pm

Photo: map of Arts for All and Arts for LA's current districtsArts for All, Los Angeles County’s collaborative effort to ensure curriculum in all public schools includes the arts, recently announced that four new districts and one charter school group have joined the initiative. Of the eighty-one school districts in the county, fifty-four are now part of Arts for All.

After Long Road, Election Brings Some Issues to Conclusion

After Long Road, Election Brings Some Issues to Conclusion

Wed, 11/07/2012 - 10:25am

Photo: California voting instructionsIt was a long road that turned in unexpected directions, but last night's election brought Los Angeles County, California, and the United States to the end of a long and sometimes heated campaign season.

LACHSA Principal Honored for Contributions to Arts Education

LACHSA Principal Honored for Contributions to Arts Education

Mon, 10/29/2012 - 11:28am

Photo: LACHSA students participate in National Voter Registration DayArts for LA congratulates Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Principal George E. Simpson on his recognition by California State University Los Angeles as a Distinguished Educator.

All Politics Is Local: the Importance of School Board Elections

Photo: Campaign Survey ProjectAround this time of year, when the airwaves are filled with ads for ballot measures, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and a little cynical. And yet there are local elections underway, like those for school board that will have an important impact on our kids, schools and community.

LACHSA Alumnus Josh Groban Honored for Arts Education Philanthropy in NYC

LACHSA Alumnus Josh Groban Honored for Arts Education Philanthropy in NYC

Tue, 10/16/2012 - 12:22pm

Brian Stokes Mitchell (L) and Josh Groban, courtesy Americans for the ArtsAmericans for the Arts bestowed recognition on several prominent artists and arts patrons in New York City last night, including Los Angeles County High School for the Arts alumus and arts education advocate Josh Groban.

Thank LAUSD for Passing "Arts at the Core"!

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On October 9, the Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education unanimously passed member Nury Martinez's resolution to make arts part of the core curriculum for all students in LAUSD!

Los Angeles Unified School District Unanimously Approves "Arts at the Core" Resolution

Los Angeles Unified School District Unanimously Approves "Arts at the Core" Resolution

Tue, 10/09/2012 - 5:59pm

Photo: arts advocatesThe Los Angeles Unified School District Board of Education today unanimously passed a resolution establishing arts as part of the district’s core curriculum.

LA Fund and LAUSD Launch "Art Matters" to Support Complete Education for Students

LA Fund and LAUSD Launch "Art Matters" to Support Complete Education for Students

Mon, 10/08/2012 - 11:00am

The new Metro Barbara Kruger-designed busThe LA Fund for Public Education announced today the launch of "Art Matters," a program to support increased funding for arts education throughout the Los Angeles.