Rep. Karen Bass: Town Hall Meeting on Education Reform

Rep. Karen Bass: Town Hall Meeting on Education Reform

Tue, 09/20/2011 (All day)
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CA 33Congressmember Karen Bass (CA-33, Hollywood) is hosting a forum on education reform on Wednesday, September 28th, 2011.  Rep. Bass will be joined by special guest Russlyn Ali, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights at the U.S.

New Santa Monica-Malibu Superintendent Introduced to Arts Advocacy Groups

New Santa Monica-Malibu Superintendent Introduced to Arts Advocacy Groups

Fri, 09/16/2011 (All day)
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Santa Monica Arts Education Advocacy TeamSanta Monica-Malibu Unified School District’s new superintendent was introduced to the Santa Monica-Malibu Arts Education Advocacy Team and the District Advisory Council (DAC) Wednesday night at the school district's office. 

Arts Education Week: Resources from AEP

Arts Education Week: Resources from AEP

Thu, 09/15/2011 (All day)

AEP logoThe Arts Education Partnership has compiled a list of resources for National Arts Education Week, September 12-16th.  Access a list of Arts Education Week initiatives, partner organizations and a comprehensive state arts education policy database

Arts Long Beach: Arts Education Summit

Arts Long Beach: Arts Education Summit

Tue, 09/13/2011 (All day)
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On October 8th, 2011, the Arts Council for Long Beach is hosting a summit on arts education.  The event will bring together parents, students, educators, and community members for a day-long conference in order to build support for and understanding of the benefits of arts learning for young people.

Arts for All Receives National Award

Arts for All Receives National Award

Mon, 06/20/2011 (All day)

Arts for All receives award from Americans for the ArtsArts for All, Los Angeles County’s dynamic, countywide collaboration to restore standards-based arts education into the public school core curriculum, received the Arts Education Award at the

Arts Education Providers Directory

Arts Education Providers Directory

Mon, 06/20/2011 (All day)

Los Angeles County Arts Commission Arts for All LogoArts for All has announced the application and workshops for arts education professional development providers who wish to be included in their online directory.  The deadline for directory application is July 27, 2011.

HR 1891 Would Eliminate Federal Arts in Education Program

HR 1891 Would Eliminate Federal Arts in Education Program

Tue, 06/14/2011 (All day)

Americans for the Arts Action FundThe "Setting New Priorities in Education Spending Act" would end 43 federal education programs, including Arts in Education.  The House of Representatives may vote on this legislation before the August Congressional Recess.  Click here to tell

LAUSD/UTLA Agreement Would Restore 134+ Arts Teachers

LAUSD/UTLA Agreement Would Restore 134+ Arts Teachers

Wed, 06/01/2011 (All day)

LAUSD reaches tentative agreement with UTLAUnited Teachers Los Angeles has reached a Tentative Agreement (TA) with Los Angeles Unified School District that would restore at least 134 elementary arts teachers in 2011/2012.

Bennett Kayser Will Join LAUSD School Board

Bennett Kayser Will Join LAUSD School Board

Tue, 05/31/2011 (All day)
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Bennett KayserBennett Kayser has officially won the runoff election for LAUSD School Board 5th District seat after an extremely close election.  The Los Angeles Times reports that Kayser won by only 600 votes, receiving 10,700 total votes in an election with less than 10% voter turnout. 

Arts for All Launches Website

Arts for All Launches Website

Thu, 05/12/2011 (All day)

Arts for All launches new websiteThe Los Angeles County Arts Commission and its partners have announced the launch of the new website for Arts for All, the dynamic, 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