- Music programs are constantly in danger of being cut from shrinking school budgets even though they're proven to improve academics.
- Students who study the arts are 4 times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement and 3 times more likely to be awarded for school attendance.
- Arts and music education programs are mandatory in countries that rank consistently among the highest for math and science test scores, like Japan, Hungary, and the Netherlands.
- The No Child Left Behind Act clearly mandates The Arts (music, art, foreign language, etc.) as a core academic subject.
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