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Principal’s Guide

We’ve updated our Principal’s Guide and it is now available for download. This guide can help you better understand the necessary steps it takes to build a lasting music program. It includes information on scheduling, budgeting, instrument maintenance, performances, and the latest research on the benefits of music education.

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Benefits To The Brain

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

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

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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