A new survey of parents and teachers shows how strongly they feel about music education and I pull out some of the more interesting points.
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May 20, 2015
May 08, 2015
VH1 Save the Music Foundation works to put the "STEM to STEAM" discussion on the national agenda
May 07, 2015
A charity event May 16 will support Little Kids Rock, a national nonprofit that helps schools integrate modern-day music into lesson plans in order to make music education more engaging for students.
May 01, 2015
An Ohio school district revived cursive handwriting instruction by adding it to the art curriculum.
April 08, 2015
The Senate draft adds writing, computer science, technology, music, and physical education to the list of "core academic subjects."
March 20, 2015
Nearly 400 districts and 120 individual schools were recognized for their efforts in making music education widely available to students.
January 22, 2015
Low-performing schools that implemented an arts integration program over two years showed improved attendance, fewer suspensions, and substantial gains in academic achievement, according to a new report.
January 15, 2015
Nearly 90 percent of arts education is funded by the government, according to a series of new reports from the National Endowment for the Arts.
December 30, 2014
A group of Cambodians who received art therapy to recover from postwar trauma began an arts education program that now serves more than 800 students.
December 15, 2014
In case you missed it, a recently released package of opinion pieces looks at the many facets of K-12 arts education.