Is your school district cutting back on funding for special programs like music? Schools may want to rethink their strategies for increasing student performance. Check out the article below – thanks to Advance for Speech-Language Pathologists for the link.
To start, here is a quote highlight from the article — doesn’t get any clearer than this word of caution, ”Cash-strapped school districts are making a mistake when they cut music from the K-12 curriculum,” says Kraus, director of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory in Northwestern’s School of Communication.
Click to read more: Neuroscientist: Think twice about cutting music in schools.