school http://kalw.org en Teaching music with a passion http://kalw.org/post/teaching-music-passion <p></p><p>Learning music and playing it is one thing, but teaching it is whole other can of worms, especially when you’re teaching kids –&nbsp;and <em>especially</em> when there are 850 of them.</p><p></p><p>That’s what Ivan DeSouza does every week. He’s been the music teacher at Delaine Eastin Elementary School in Union City since its birth 12 years ago. It's part of New Haven Unified School District that recently won $29 million &nbsp;in the President's Race to the Top program.</p><p></p> Wed, 22 May 2013 01:27:19 +0000 Hana Baba 27568 at http://kalw.org Teaching music with a passion Lessons for inside and outside the classroom http://kalw.org/post/lessons-inside-and-outside-classroom <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">American Indian Public Charter School II in Oakland might be closing, despite its high achieving students. School administrators were found to have improperly used millions of dollars in school funds – and recently, its charter designation was revoked.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:40:57 +0000 Moriah McKnight 22701 at http://kalw.org Lessons for inside and outside the classroom