LAUSD Board of Education Leads Effort on Arts Ed Budget

LAUSD Board of Education Leads Effort on Arts Ed Budget

Tue, 02/25/2014 - 1:28pm

Photo: arts educate LAAfter 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.

Fall 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

Fall 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys

Arts for LA invites eligible candidates in Los Angeles County elections to participate in our Spring 2014 Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys. 

We thank the following organizations for supporting this round of Arts & Culture Candidate Surveys:

LCFF & LCAP District Links

LCFF & LCAP District Links

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Arts for LA invites you to learn more about LCFF and LCAP processes happening in your district.  

For a full list of LA County LCAPs, please visit the LA County Office of Education website: https://elcap.lacoe.edu/lcap/plan_status.pl

Questions for District Leaders about LCFF

Questions for District Leaders about LCFF

Before you begin acting on LCFF and LCAP opportunities in your district, Arts for LA encourages you to speak with district leadership to get a full picture of the arts education landscape, what's currently being offered, and what could be offered.  Here is a list of questions to get you started.

Arts for LA Launches Local Control Funding Formula Online Resource for Parents & Advocates

Arts for LA Launches Local Control Funding Formula Online Resource for Parents & Advocates

Fri, 02/14/2014 - 9:05am

photo: LCFF prioritiesAs part of our work to prepare arts advocates to work in their local communities, Arts for LA has launched an Online Action Brief around the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) opportunity.  

State Sentaor Ted Lieu to Host Otis Report Legislative Hearing in Sacramento

State Sentaor Ted Lieu to Host Otis Report Legislative Hearing in Sacramento

Mon, 02/10/2014 - 9:05am

photo: california's creative economyRecognizing the importance of creativity to California’s past, present and future, Sen. Ted Lieu will convene a hearing in the state’s capitol to examine the role the creative sector plays in the state’s economy.

Legislative hearing Feb. 12, 2014 in Sacramento:

Via Arts Action Fund: Tell President Obama the Arts Create Jobs

Via Arts Action Fund: Tell President Obama the Arts Create Jobs

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 10:25am

PHoto: send your letterIn President Obama’s speech about jobs that he delivered last Thursday at a General Electric manufacturing plant in Wisconsin, he said:

An Unprecedented Opportunity for California Education

A Shift

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. 

LCFF and A Complete Education that Includes the Arts

LCFF and A Complete Education that Includes the Arts

The Role of the Arts in Local Control Funding Formula Priority Areas

As Talia Gibas explains in the her LCFF overview video, arts education is uniquely effective in helping schools to achieve success in all eight of the LCFF Priority Areas.

LCFF and LCAP Overview & Resources

LCFF and LCAP Overview & Resources

In 2013, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law a new strategy for funding California’s public schools. Known as the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), the law represents a significant shift in priority for public education in the state. 

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