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BRAIN RESEARCH

What part of the brain lights up when we are engaged in music?! Answer: The Whole Brain!
Professor Petri Toiviaine, University of Jyväskylä, Finland, 2011. Learn more.

MORE FUNDING

After 40 years, California has changed its school funding formula — school districts now have at least somewhat more authority over their budget and the State of California has pledged additional funding to help close gaps. Learn more.

CURRICULUM EXPANDS

After more than a decade of an ever more limited and restrictive curriculum, No Child Left Behind is finally giving way to programs that value questioning, exploring and creativity. Restoring music and the arts is more and more widely understood as key to success! Learn more.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Arts leaders have a new opportunity as parents, civic leaders and citizens to participate in every way to restore music and the arts, expand access and increase impact through the Local Control Action Plan Process through letters, presentations and more! Learn more.

 

 

 

 

 

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