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1995 Ohio Study Finds Elementary Pull-Out Instrumental Lessons Do Not Harm
Students' Academic Achievement

Address from Richard W. Riley About Music Education - July 13, 1999

Adult Participation in Community Bands

American Attitudes Towards Music Making - New Gallup Survey Results - 2000

Arts and Positive "Habits of Mind"

Arts Integration Results in Higher Elementary Test Scores

Arts Involvement Has Positive Impact On Students of All Socio-Economic Levels

Arts May Improve Students' Grades, 10/22/99

The Case for Arts and the Humanities in Youth Development

Children Taught With New Curriculum Combining Math and Music Score Higher
on Test of Advanced Math Skills and Stanford 9

A Community Arts Advocacy Success

Comparing School Music Programs and Science Test Scores of Countries Worldwide

Gaining The Arts Advantage, President's Comm. on the Arts & Humanities Study, 1997

H. CON. RES. 266 - June 14, 2000

How Music Affects Us - A Medley - from the Music Advocacy Action Kit

The Impact of the Arts on Learning

Keeping a Musical Beat Is Linked to Academic Skills

Math Skills Grow Over Time With Instrumental Music Participation

Math: The Invisible Hand Behind The Music, NCTM News Bulletin, Jul./Aug. 1999

Music: A Key To Learning, Associated Press, June 15, 2000

Music and The Brain

Music Has Biological Roots in Humans

Music students continue to outperform their non-arts peers on the SAT (1999)

Music's Impact: Birth to Preschool - from The Music Advocacy Action Kit

Music's Impact: Elem. - H.S. - from The Music Advocacy Action Kit

Music Intelligence Neural Development (M.I.N.D.) Institute in Irvine (California)

Music Linked To Reduced Criminality, MuSICA Research Notes, Winter 2000

Music Training and Mental Imagery

New Studies Support Original Findings That Music Lessons Help Improve Math Skills

New Survey of Americans Indicates Broad Support But Little Action on Behalf of Arts

Pepsi to Support Music Education in Schools Across the United States - Fall 2000

The Power of Music - by Laura Elliott, The Washingtonian, December 1995

Proposed Resolution Affirming Value of Music (H.CON.RES. 266, March 8, 2000)

Quotes and Reports from Corporation and Business Executives

Quotes - Miscellaneous

Rhythm Seen as Key to Music's Evolutionary Role in Human Intellectual Development

Singing Familiar Songs is Found to Use Spatial Abilities

Strategies For Low-Performing Schools and At-Risk Youth

Verbal Memory Improved by Music Training


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