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Newark Music Education Showcase

By Lia Peralta

The Newark Board of Education serves more low-income students than all other districts in New Jersey. In 2017, Save The Music Foundation, in coordination with Newark Arts, the Newark Arts Education Roundtable and other local organizations, launched a five-year...

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Stories Matter: Wellpinit School District

By Samantha Manus

BACKGROUND Located within the boundaries of the Spokane Indian Reservation in Washington state, Wellpinit is a small rural town of approximately 2,100 people. The overall unemployment rate is 25.84% and the poverty rate is 32.7%, both more than double the national...

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Remixing and reimagining music education

By Lia Peralta

At our 20th Anniversary Gala last fall, Steve Aoki and DJ Khaled announced the creation of our Music Technology Grant. The pilot program supports recording and production – including DJ’ing, beat making, songwriting, and audio engineering – to develop students’...

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