Free Webinar: "How the Arts Achieve Local Control Funding Formula Priorities," Jan 23

Free Webinar: "How the Arts Achieve Local Control Funding Formula Priorities," Jan 23

Mon, 01/13/2014 - 1:47pm

Photo: webinarCalifornia is perched on the edge of an unprecedented transformation of our education system. Over the next year, every school will receive more funding to support student success, but schools will need to hear from you about how to best use this money.

LA County "State of Arts Education" Survey Needs Your Input

LA County "State of Arts Education" Survey Needs Your Input

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 11:43am

As a part of its ongoing commitment to ensure all K-12 students receive quality arts education, the Los Angeles County Arts Commission seeks to identify and map the work of artists and arts organizations in public schools in the county. The Commission requests your help to produce an accurate, county-wide snapshot showing where artists, arts organizations, and cultural institutions support public education. 

Local Control Funding Formula & Arts Education

Local Control Funding Formula & Arts Education

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Arts Advocacy Toolkit for LCFF and LCAP

Arts for LA's Advocacy Manager Cristina Pacheco has written a brief overview of LCFF, LCAP, and the opportunity for arts education for Arts for LA's blog.  Read the article here for more information.

Via KPCC: LAUSD's Bennett Kayser on Arts Education

Via KPCC: LAUSD's Bennett Kayser on Arts Education

Fri, 12/20/2013 - 12:25pm

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from KCET's Artbound: Philanthropist David Bohnett on the Creative Economy of Southern California

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.

Arts for LA Welcomes New Advocacy Manager Cristina Pacheco

Arts for LA Welcomes New Advocacy Manager Cristina Pacheco

Wed, 12/11/2013 - 9:19am

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California Arts Council Awards New Grants from State Assembly Allocation

California Arts Council Awards New Grants from State Assembly Allocation

Tue, 11/26/2013 - 9:47am

Photo: CAC logoAt a public meeting in Los Angeles last week, members of the California Arts Council voted in support of five new programs and initiatives to be funded by one-time support from the California State Assembly.

You're Invited: #KidsCre8 Twitter Party, 11/20 at 11 a.m.

You're Invited: #KidsCre8 Twitter Party, 11/20 at 11 a.m.

Mon, 11/11/2013 - 11:00am

Photo: Twitter Party InviteArts for LA is pleased to partner with the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and its arts education initiative, Arts for All, for a lively Twitter Party on the topic of creativity and your children!  The party will kick off at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 20, in conjunction with American Education Week.

Santa Monica-Malibu Marching Band & Color Guard Turn Students into Champions

Santa Monica-Malibu Marching Band & Color Guard Turn Students into Champions

Fri, 10/25/2013 - 9:22am
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Photo: SMMUSD Marching BandThe Santa Monica High School Viking Marching Band, competing in the first field show tournament of the year, took part in the 2013 Baldwin Park High School Field Tournament on Saturday, October 19. 

LAUSD Votes to Allocate Funds to Further "Arts at the Core"

LAUSD Votes to Allocate Funds to Further "Arts at the Core"

Thu, 09/12/2013 - 1:08pm

The LAUSD Board of Education approved by a 5-2 vote a resolution to bolster district support for arts education as an extension of last year’s “Arts at the Core” resolution.