Coalition Aims to Boost Arts Education in Calif. County

Monday, November 26, 2012

Education, arts and philanthropic leaders in San Diego have combined forces with a goal of improving the arts education of every student in the county’s 42 public school districts.

They launched the Arts Empower San Diego initiative this month to provide a link between K-12 schools, artists, arts institutions and the philanthropic community.

As envisioned, school districts will work with parents and community members to write strategic plans that outline the strengths and weaknesses of arts programs they currently offer — and to identify ways for making those programs better.

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