LAUSD's Deasy, Galatzan in Town Hall, 1/25

LAUSD's Deasy, Galatzan in Town Hall, 1/25

Mon, 01/23/2012 (All day)

LAUSD logoThis Wednesday, January 25th, Los Angeles Unified School District Superintendent John Deasy and Board Member Tamar Galatzan will participate in a town hall organized by LA's Daily News.  Advocates are encouraged to attend and provide public testimony on the importance of arts education to a complete 21st-century education.  According to UCLA

Update: SB789 Passes Out of Appropriations Committee

Update: SB789 Passes Out of Appropriations Committee

Tue, 01/17/2012 (All day)

CAAEThe California Alliance for Arts Education has reported that SB 789 (Price) has passed out of the Senate Appropriations Committee, the first step toward consideration by the full State Senate.  Over 589 advocates used CAAE's online action center to contact Senator Kehoe, Chair of

Santa Monica/Malibu Arts for All Committee Meeting, 1/18

Santa Monica/Malibu Arts for All Committee Meeting, 1/18

Mon, 01/09/2012 (All day)
Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

SMMUSDThe Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District Arts for All Committee and Arts Education Advocacy Team invite the community to attend their next meeting on Wednesday, January 18th, from 6:00 to 715pm.  The meeting will be held in the Board Room at the SMMUSD District Office, 1651 16th St., Santa Monica 90404.
 

Burbank Arts for All Community Meeting, 1/26

Burbank Arts for All Community Meeting, 1/26

Tue, 01/17/2012 (All day)

Burbank Arts for All: An Education FoundationCommunity members are invited to join Burbank Arts for All: An Education Foundation on Wednesday, January 26th for a Community Meeting.  Please RSVP on their Facebook event page or by emailing Carrie at cbrown4arts@gmail.com.

Case Study: Front & Center in Culver City

Advocacy Team (if applicable): 

Juana Esquivel, Journalism Intern with Arts for LA

  

 

      

Juana Esquivel writes about how collaboration between schools and nonprofit organizations brings arts education to students in Culver City and Santa Monica-Malibu.

 

 

 

Making the Arts Personal

 Sandy Seufert, blogger for Arts for LA

 

 

Sandy Seufert, Manager of Curriculum and Teaching Artist Development for The Music Center, blogs on the importance of continuing to practice your art.

 

 

 

 

PTA Survey: Parents Value Arts

PTA Survey: Parents Value Arts

Wed, 11/09/2011 (All day)

California State PTA logoThe California State Parent Teacher Association (PTA) has just released the results of a statewide survey of parents and families, intended to measure their top public education concerns.  The PTA reports, "The survey showed parents and families place the highest education priority on ensuring that every student has access to a complete curriculum that includes the arts, STEM (science, technology, engineering and m

Finding Arts Education On Your Own

Juana Esquivel, Journalism Intern with Arts for LA

 

 

 

Juana Esquivel, Arts for LA's Communications Intern, offers her perspective on how to make the most of limited arts education resources in a poverty-stricken public school.

 

 

Report-Out: Arne Duncan Town Hall

Report-Out: Arne Duncan Town Hall

Tue, 11/01/2011 (All day)

Arne DuncanIn a community town hall meeting at El Rancho High School in Pico Rivera on Oct. 11, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan addressed arts education, among other issues. 

The purpose of the town hall was to allow parents and community members to ask Secretary Duncan questions and express concerns.

Title I Funding and Arts Education

Stephanie Kistner blogs for Arts for LA

  

  

  

Why We Should (and can!) Advocate for Title I Funds to Support Arts Education in Public Schools

by Stephanie Kistner, Education & Programs Assistant at PS Arts