collage of photos from the 2019 community forums for arts education

Innovating Arts Education In LA County

September 11, 2019 Arts Education, Creative Economy
Thank you to the hundreds of residents who participated in community forums across LA County this past spring to impact the future of arts education. Your input makes a difference!

Measure Progress With the Arts Ed Profile

The Arts Ed Profile is aimed at understanding the quality, quantity, and equity of arts education offered in K-12 schools across LA County. Here are a few success stories from both school districts and funding organizations.

2018 SSAE Grants to Support Arts in Schools

January 17, 2019 Arts Education, Grants
Congratulations to the recipients of the 2018 California Department of Education (CDE) Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SAEE) grants! This year, three of the Los Angeles County recipients will be using the funding to support arts education. Pasadena Unified and Lancaster school districts join the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) in redoubling their commitment to the arts.

Teaching Artists Guild Launches Teaching Artists Asset Map

December 13, 2018 Arts Education
Teaching Artists Guild (TAG) is an advocacy organization dedicated to the professionalization and visibility of artists who teach, establishing them as equally valued peers with partners in education, community, and social services.

Inequity in Education

Interactive data tools such as ProPublica's recently released Miseducation and our own Arts Ed Profile online tool can be important in uncovering inequities based on demographics within a district or school.