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Neuroscientist: Think twice about cutting music in schools April 7, 2012

Filed under: Language — livespeaklove @ 6:44 pm

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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