Music affects us in many ways, but can it help us remember what we learn? Studies are equivocal on the question, and it may depend on the individual.
Music leads to a greater spirit of cooperation among co-workers, just like it promotes enjoyment and cooperation, not competition, at school.
Music shapes our perceptions and emotions, even about sharks. It has long been a part of a well-rounded education in our schools.
Musical theater productions are rare in Arizona high schools, where fine arts programming in the schools has taken a few hits recently.
The National Association of Music Merchants has selected 118 schools and 476 school communities in America as the best places for music education.
Students, teachers, and everyone is recognizing it, celebrating it, and singing it in many ways from elementary schools to state houses.
Will the attacks in Paris cause a suburban Chicago marching band to cancel their trip to the City of Lights 13 months from now?
The Senate approved S.1177, the Every Child Achieves Act, 81-17, and the narrowing of the curriculum under NCLB inches toward an end.
Occasionally articles link music to math ability, suggesting the only reason we should support music ed is that it helps kids with their math.
Some classes in the fine arts, like beginning orchestra and concert orchestra, could be combined in one IL school district. It’s not pretty.