Students engage in Latin dance and music workshops

This week, several schools in the district welcomed Latin dance or musical artists and gave students a chance to explore the importance of arts education.
 
Melissa Bailey of the New Haven Independent wrote about the Los Angeles-based Latin dance company, Contra Tiempo, leading a dance workshop for boys at Fair Haven School. She also explores the need to expand engagement of middle school boys. Click here to read that story.
 
New Haven Register photographer Peter Hvizdak captures images of Grammy Award-winning percussionist Richie Bastar of the world-renowned Latin salsa group, El Gran Combo, performing for students and special guests at John C. Daniels School of International Communication. Click here to view the photo slide show.