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Chalkboard Stories: Why Music and Art are Key to Engaging Students

Ms. Graham taught performing arts at the same Connecticut high school for many years, until deep budget cuts ended their music program in 2010. When her principal called five years later with the news that funding at been restored, she took up the challenge of rebuilding the program from scratch.
She believes music and art play a huge role in keeping students engaged at school and beyond, by being the “first place of acceptance” for them to connect with learning. Watch our interview with Ms. Graham with more of her story:

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