Fate of LA Unified arts programs remain in limbo
LA School Report | January 17, 2014
Via The Argonaut of Santa Monica | By Gary Walker
In 2012, the Los Angeles Unified School District board voted to make arts education a core subject in its curriculum.
Four months ago, the board gave district officials a Dec. 3 deadline to produce a budget for the school district’s Arts Education and Creative Cultural Network Plan, which aims to prepare students for work in creative and technology-based fields by increasing arts-related course offerings and increased faculty support.
That deadline, however, came and went without so much as a “the check’s in the mail”— leaving public school officials and parents to wonder whether music and arts funding is coming at all.
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