ERIC Number: EJ548240
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Influence of Starting Grade and School Organization on Enrollment and Retention in Beginning Instrumental Music.
Hartley, Linda A.
Journal of Research in Music Education, v44 n4 p304-18 Win 1996
Explores the attrition rate of instrumental music students between the initial grade level of instruction and grade seven. Compares retention rates between those programs that housed grades five and six in the same building and those that housed them in separate buildings. Considers implications of these findings. (MJP)
Descriptors: Age Grade Placement, Applied Music, Educational Environment, Elementary Education, Enrollment, Enrollment Influences, Enrollment Trends, Instructional Program Divisions, Instrumentation and Orchestration, Intermediate Grades, Music Education, School Buildings, School Holding Power, School Organization, School Space, Student Attrition
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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