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GRAMMY Music Education Coalition Sings Out With Music In Our Schools Month Campaign
Here's a huge number: 3.8 million. Shockingly, this is how many students in the U.S. have no access to music eduction. It is the mission of the GRAMMY Music Education Coalition to change this unfortunate truth and work toward a world where all public school students can participate in high-quality music education. With March being Music In Our Schools Month, what better time to address this issue than now?
We’re leading a national campaign for Music In Our Schools Month to show support for music education and we want you to be involved! Music education shouldn’t be a luxury–let’s give students nationwide without access to music education the opportunities they deserve. #MIOSM pic.twitter.com/9lnryBh6kY
— GRAMMY Music Education Coalition (@GRAMMYMusicEd) March 1, 2019
The Coalition is leading a national campaign to build universal music education participation in elementary and secondary schools nationwide, launching artist ambassador and school participation initiatives .
The GRAMMY Music Education Coalition supports the next generation of minds in many ways, including.working with its various partners to make bring hands-on music education to students, creating a lasting difference in their lives. After all, according to a study by the NAMM Foundation, one of the Coalitions partners, 89 percent of teachers and 82 percent of parents rate music education highly as a source for greater student creativity.
"Music education shouldn’t be a luxury–let’s give students nationwide without access to music education the opportunities they deserve," the coalition said in a campaign tweet.
To get involved and show your support of Music In Our Schools Month, you are encouraged to spread the word on social media, especially March 25-29. The Coalition has provided a handy toolkit of custom tailored images to share that can be accessed here.