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!

Thank you for Taking Action with LAUSD

Thank you for taking action to express your gratitude to the LAUSD Board of Education and Superintendent Deasy!  Letting them know we value their support helps us build a stronger partnership with the district.

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.

Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project

Arts for LA to Contribute to CA Candidate Survey Project

Tue, 08/28/2012 - 9:00am

Arts for LA will share its annual school district candidate survey results with the California Alliance for Arts Education as part of that organization's statewide movement to get candidates to provide clarity on their arts education philosophies, priorities, and perspectives.

Action Alert: Thank LAUSD for Saving Arts Education and After School Arts Programs

Action Alert: Thank LAUSD for Saving Arts Education and After School Arts Programs

Thu, 06/28/2012 - 4:05pm

Arts educationAs part of a larger agreement between the Los Angeles Unified School District School Board and United Teachers Los Angeles, the district has agreed to restore funding to arts education and after school arts programs.  Click here to send a letter to the LAUSD School Board members

UTLA Reaches Agreement with LAUSD; Centrally Funded Arts Teachers Restored

UTLA Reaches Agreement with LAUSD; Centrally Funded Arts Teachers Restored

Mon, 06/18/2012 - 4:15pm

LAUSD logoUnited Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) members voted to approve an agreement reached earlier this month with the Los Angeles Unified School District.  While the vote saves thousands of jobs in the district, including centrally funded arts education staff, it

Op-Ed on LAUSD A-G Life Prep Resolution: The Struggle for College Access

Op-Ed on LAUSD A-G Life Prep Resolution: The Struggle for College Access

Wed, 05/16/2012 - 12:25pm

Quality Education is a Rightby Maria Brenes, Executive Director of InnerCity Struggle, Los Angeles
Reposted Courtesy of InnerCity Struggle

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Abe Flores blogs on why civic engagement is essential (even if it's not always fun).

 

 

 

 

 

 

Doug Cooney: Public Testimony to LAUSD School Board

Parent and theatre artist Doug Cooney delivered the following public testimony to the LAUSD School Board on March 13, 2012, in support of maintaining elementary arts education.  He provided Arts for LA with a transcript of his testimony.

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