May 2 2014

Burlington Recognized for School Music Program

By: BNEWS Weekly

 

The National Association of Music Merchants has recognized Burlington for its outstanding commitment to music education with a Best Communities for Music Education designation.  Burlington joins 376 districts across the country to receive the prestigious distinction.  The award affirms Burlington has demonstrated exceptional commitment to Music Education and all Performing and Visual Arts as part of the core curriculum. 

 

The Best Communities for Music Education program plays an important part of the National Association of Music Merchants efforts to make music education part of the core curriculum assuring that the benefits of music making are available to every child.

 

Numerous studies have demonstrated that learning to play music can boost academic and social skills, lower disciplinary action and keep kids in schools.

 
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