Monday, June 08, 2009

The news that didn’t fit from June 7th

Saturday, June 06, 2009 10:29 PM
By JENNIFER RADCLIFFE |  HOUSTON CHRONICLE     Annie Wells Los Angeles Times - Children lead the Pledge of Allegiance at a Los Angeles Board of Education meeting in July 2007 attended by now former L.A. schools Superintendent David Brewer, center.   June 7, 2009 — LOS ANGELES — When former three-term Colorado Gov. Roy Romer announced his retirement in 2006 as superintendent of the Los Angeles

More about Arts Education than you ever probably wanted to know: ARTS PARTICIPATION, ARTS EDUCATION RESEARCH & GRANTS
Sunday, May 31, 2009 4:55 PM
Assembled & Compiled by the Wallace Foundation  Shared insights that arts organizations can use to build and sustain participation in their programs and activities.  Want to know when new Arts Participation resources are added?  Sign up for the Wallace Foundation’s email alerts and select 'Arts Participation' as an interest.  To learn more about the Wallace Foundation’s current grants and

LAPD HIGH: Magnet schools sponsored by cops are getting results with at-risk kids.
Sunday, May 31, 2009 4:30 PM
by Laura Vanderkam | City Journal | Spring 2008 vol. 19, no. 2           A quarterly magazine of urban affairs, published by the Manhattan Institute,                    May 31 - The statistics say that 17-year-old Rocio Sazo should have dropped out of school by now. In the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), outside studies show that fewer than half of

Architecture Review: PASS/FAIL FOR L.A.’s NEW ARTS SCHOOL
Sunday, May 31, 2009 4:28 PM
“Rarely has architecture seemed so visually dramatic -- or so politically out of touch.”   LAUSD's bold new campus for Central Los Angeles Area High School #9 flaunts a district's-worth of design at one site. Given the architect and client, conflict, rethinking and missteps were inevitable.  By Christopher Hawthorne| LA Times Architecture Critic

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