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Jason Chuong
Jason Chuong, instrumental music teacher for the Philadelphia school district, has awakened the talent and excitement of his students on an $100 annual budget, gaining the attention and praise of President Obama, earning an audience with U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, and selected as 1 of 50 teachers in American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom by Katrina Fried, published this fall by Welcome Books ISBN 978-1-59962-127-2

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Drumming to Success: Why Teaching Music Matters

(6) Comments | Posted November 22, 2013 | 4:37 PM

Photo: ©2013Roman Cho

As an instrumental music teacher in the Philly School District, there is not much that I haven't seen in school. I've had students involved with drugs, violence and gangs. I've had students who were living out of homeless...

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