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.

2013 LA Convergence

2013 LA Convergence

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Thank you to everyone who attended the 2013 LA Convergence!

We enjoyed a lovely day with our colleagues exploring the issues and trends at work in our field.  We hope these dialogues will continue over the coming months.

Photo: 2011 Convergence

California Alliance for Arts Education Releases Paper on Title I Funding

California Alliance for Arts Education Releases Paper on Title I Funding

Thu, 05/09/2013 - 3:26pm

Photo: Title I paperCalifornia Alliance for Arts Education recently authored A Policy Pathway: Embracing Arts Education to Achieve Title I Goals.  Title I schools are those in which a majority of students live in low socioeconomic circumstances; Title I funds, provided by the federal government, are designed to supplement and enhance learning and parental involvement in these school sites

Arts for LA's Advocacy Work a Model for Other Orgs

Arts for LA's Advocacy Work a Model for Other Orgs

Tue, 01/29/2013 - 8:46am

Photo: Arts advocates in actionArts for LA's own Danielle Brazell will join Wire Media's Marcy Rye and Salsa Lab's Jeanette Russell for a conversation about using online tools to fuel advocacy.

Impact of Brown's Budget on Arts Ed in California

Impact of Brown's Budget on Arts Ed in California

Tue, 01/22/2013 - 9:55am

Photo: Governor Jerry BrownOriginally published by California Alliance for Arts Education

Governor’s Budget Favors Local Autonomy and Eliminates Most Categorical Funding

CA Dept of Ed Adds "Arts Ed" to Distinguished Schools Recognition

CA Dept of Ed Adds "Arts Ed" to Distinguished Schools Recognition

Fri, 12/14/2012 - 1:11pm

Photo: CA Distinguished Schools graphic

Each year the California Department of Education acknowledges exemplary schools in its "Distinguished Schools" program. For the 2013 program, Superintendent Tom Torlekson has re-instituted its Arts Education category.

Guest blog: Talia Gibas of Arts for All on Shared Delivery & Arts Education [excerpt]

This blog was originally published by Createquity and is excerpted with permission.  Read the entire post at Createquity.

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