ERIC Number: EJ585568
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Academic Achievement and the Need for a Comprehensive, Developmental Music Curriculum.
Ponter, James R.
NASSP Bulletin, v83 n604 p108-14 Feb 1999
Unlike Japanese and European schools, U.S. public schools treat music as a nonserious, peripheral "activity" suitable for a few talented students. However, music education is as fundamental to the curriculum as math or reading. One study showed that high-school musicians achieved higher Scholastic Aptitude Test scores. (15 references) (MLH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: Japan; United States
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: SAT (College Admission Test)