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Music in Schools

Robbie Couch

This Music Teacher's Job Was Cut, And Now He's Even More Driven To Bring Arts Education To Kids | Robbie Couch | Posted 08.07.2014 | Impact

Corey Ferrugia had every reason to give up on music. The 29-year-old who lives in Los Angeles had to fight to get accepted to the competitive Univ...

The Global Search for Education: The Master - Renée Fleming

C. M. Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"I love face-to-face interaction with students. Having grappled with the same issues that they face, if I can alert them to areas that might need more work, either on their own in the practice room, through online research, or with a teacher, I feel I have helped."

A Maryland Teacher Changes Lives By Creating Opera in the Classroom

Susan Dormady Eisenberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | DC
Susan Dormady Eisenberg

Mary Ruth McGinn's class at Stedwick Elementary School in suburban Maryland has an intriguing second name and unique purpose: they've have formed an in-house troupe called the Fire Starters Kids Opera Company.

Teacher Under Fire For Playing Explicit Rap Song In Class

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 05.11.2012 | Education

Heather Michelle New, a teacher at Crooms Academy of Information Technology in Sanford, Fla., has been placed on five-day unpaid suspension after play...

Music and Our Children

Agnes Gund | Posted 11.14.2011 | New York
Agnes Gund

I am also discovering music everywhere else. For American youngsters, music is alive and loud outside of school. The commitment to playing and singing and concertizing takes many forms.

You, Too, Can Play and Fight

Freddie Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Freddie Gershon

I'm a jaded New Yorker. I admit, a Venezuelan documentary entitled, Play and Fight, would not be on my list of musts. But I saw it and wow.