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June 25, 2019

Can Music Class Make Students Smarter in Other Subjects?

High schoolers who participate in music courses may score higher on exams in their academic subjects, according to a new study by Canadian researchers.

May 29, 2019

Bus Stops May Be as Good a Place as Any for a STEM Lesson

Researchers are using art installations at bus stops to spur impromptu science and math lessons for students and parents.

July 08, 2016

Study: Studying Music Helps Children's Brains Develop

After two years of musical training, children's music skills and auditory pathways were more developed than those of their peers, said USC researchers.

February 10, 2016

Five Surprising Details About Students Who Struggle on International Math Tests

What do math anxiety, art class, and homework loads tell us about who is likely to struggle the most on international benchmarking tests?

December 18, 2015

Music Instruction Lacks Diversity, Study Finds

More than 90 percent of music teacher-candidates are white, according to a new study.

January 16, 2015

Schools Help Close Racial Gaps in Arts Education, Study Suggests

New studies by the National Endowment for the Arts suggest schools play a critical role in giving students of color access to music, drama and other arts classes, but there's a long way to go to close gaps in participation.

September 03, 2014

Students Marked Speech Sounds Faster After Music Training, Study Says

After two years of instruction in a community music program, students showed improvement in brain scans tracking how they distinguished among speech sounds.

June 05, 2014

High School Music, NCLB Mainly Exist in Harmony, Study Finds

Average high school music enrollment rates have remained flat for about three decades but have declined for Hispanics, special education students, and English-learners since NCLB became law, a new study finds.


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