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LA County Arts Ed Collective Awards DUSD Advancement Grant

Duarte Unified is pleased to announce that the Los Angeles County Arts Commission and LA County Arts Ed Collective (formerly known as Arts for All ) have awarded our district an Advancement Grant of $10,800 to implement the Artful Connections program at Beardslee Academy for the 2018-19 school year!

Artful Connections is delivered by teaching artists from the Armory Center for the Arts who will provide the entire Beardslee faculty with arts integration training and support teachers directly in the classroom to provide integrated arts instruction in math and science to students in Grades 3-5. Learn more about the Artful Connections program by visiting

This is the third year in a row that Duarte Unified has been awarded this grant to implement the Artful Connections program, which is already in place at Maxwell, Valley View, and Royal Oaks with plans for the next grant cycle to support arts focused programming at Andres Duarte Arts Academy through the established Artful Learning framework that you can learn more about by visiting

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