LCAP Arts Ed Template Becomes a Statewide Resource

LCAP Arts Ed Template Becomes a Statewide Resource

Fri, 05/16/2014 - 9:41am

MeetingArts for LA, in partnership with Arts for All and the California Alliance for Arts Education, recently crafted and distributed an arts education template for the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) process. School districts throughout Los Angeles County are in the midst of crafting their LCAPs (see story above).

Three Easy Ways to Advocate for Arts Education Right Now

Three Easy Ways to Advocate for Arts Education Right Now

Mon, 05/12/2014 - 11:49am

Arts educationDistricts are in the thick of finalizing their Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs), which must be completed by June 30. This is a key moment to get involved in that process and advocate that every student in your district has access to a complete education that includes the arts.

Here are three easy ways you can support arts education now:

Arts Education & The Local Control Funding Formula

In 2013 California adopted the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), an unprecedented shift in state support for education that links funding levels to student need and empowers school districts to set goals that fulfill broad priorities including student engagement, school climate, parent involvement, and a broad course of study.