Grammy Foundation grant funds research on link between K-12 music education, student success


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Christopher Johnson, through an $18,500 grant through the Grammy Foundation will be conducting a study on the effects of music in the K-12 educational environment.

Due to costs of music program many have been cut throughout the United States. Officials have noted that studies are not conclusive enough to support their need within school systems.

Through this study Mr. Johnson hopes that it proves that the impact of music on learning outweighs the costs associated. The study will use 21 different high schools throughout 5 different and diverse school districts. The study will primarily be comprised of high school seniors.

This study is being conducted by the University of Kansas. They hope their efforts can impact the community and hopefully the world. Read the Entire Article


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