Music Education Earns “A”s
Source: “Attitudes Toward Music,” U.S. Gallup Poll, 2006
According to a Gallup Poll, people hold music education in high regard.
Music is part of a well-rounded education = 94% agree
Schools should offer instrumental music instruction as part of regular curriculum = 94% agree
School band is a good way for young people to develop teamwork = 96% agree
Participation in school music corresponds with better grades/test scores = 85% agree
States should manage music education so all students have opportunity to study music = 82% agree