The LAist highlights that more than 15,000 high school students in Los Angeles County dropped out of school in the 2016-2017 school year. The nation's largest school district is now trying a new focus on the arts to keep some struggling students in the classroom. The Design and Media Arts Academy — a partnership between LAUSD and artworxLA. — requires eight hours of art classes each week. Read more about this powerful response here.
Published: November 09, 2018