Arts Education Offered in Over 90% of Secondary Schools in Los Angeles County, Survey Reveals

From KPCC:

More arts education is being offered to more students than previously assumed – 89.6 percent of elementary schools–and 92.7 percent of secondary schools–offer at least some arts instruction during the school day to students.

That's according to the Los Angeles County Arts Commission's arts education arm's recently-released county-wide survey of schools and districts' arts education offerings.

The findings were surprising to many advocates, given a common perception that the arts are often the first to go when schools have limited funds.

Read the full article from KPCC.

Read the report from LA County Arts Education Collective.