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Neuroscientist: Think twice about cutting music in schools

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.

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