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Public School Arts

Controversy Roils After Student Banned From Using Purple Violin

Posted 09.13.2012 | Education

A New Mexico community is up in arms after Camille Cruz, an 11-year-old in Farmington, was barred from using her violin -- a gift from her grandmother...

Swimming Against the Current

Lucy Broadbent | Posted 12.04.2011 | Arts
Lucy Broadbent

In an age when arts programs are disappearing faster than invisible ink across the country, one small independent school in Los Angeles is swimming against the tide.

White House: It's Time To 'Reinvest' In Arts Education

Posted 07.09.2011 | Education

As education budget cuts continue to threaten the quality of education nationwide, a recent government report is encouraging schools to refocus on cur...

8-Year-Old Girl Donates Allowance Money To Save School Art Classes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Alarmed that her favorite class, and its teacher, might be axed amid school budget cuts, Houston girl Elodie Giles wanted to help. The 8-year-old Tra...

Art: M.I.A.

Steven Weber | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven Weber

Why the hell shouldn't James Cameron be the guy to fix the Gulf disaster? The key is not his wealth, ego or access. It is his creativity.