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Save The Music gives music education grants in Newark

Newark Case Study

By Lia Peralta

As one of the top nonprofit music education organizations, we bring together music and community partners and other music nonprofit organizations to create and execute a plan to invest in schools and teachers. One of our best examples of this is in Newark, NJ where we...

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Music and learning - does music make you smarter

Music and Learning: Does Music Make You Smarter?

By Gabriella Musacchia

Music fills our lives: from the music you share online to the songs playing in shops and restaurants, we are rarely far from music. More than just listening, playing music gives the brain a multi-sensory “workout” that strengthens several types of sensing and...

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Title IV Part A online education resource

What you need to know about Title IV, Part A

By Rebecca Hof

TITLE IV, PART A Title IV, Part A (Title IV-A) is part of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), signed into law in 2015. Title IV-A is a formula grant program that supports a district use of funds in three broad areas: 1. Provide students with access to a...

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Music is important for child development

Benefits To The Brain

By Lia Peralta

Did you know that music education helps with cognitive development? See how it improves test scores, early childhood development, learning, and more.

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Music helps students succeed

Music helps students succeed

By Samantha Manus

HOW CAN MUSIC HELP STUDENTS SUCCEED? Source: 2012 COLLEGE-BOUND SENIORS: TOTAL GROUP PROFILE REPORT, THE COLLEGE BOARD, 2012 Motivation is crucial in how well children perform at school and is closely linked to self-perceptions of ability, self-efficacy and...

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Music builds self-confidence

Music builds self-confidence

By Samantha Manus

Motivation is crucial in how well children perform at school and is closely linked to self-perceptions of ability, self-efficacy and aspirations. “If active engagement with music increases positive perceptions of self, this may transfer to other areas of study...

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