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Homeschool Parents Have a Unique Opportunity to Put Music into Their Children’s Lives

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Homeschool parents have the unique opportunity to raise culturally literate children. Many schools across the country are cutting back or eliminating their art and music programs, thinking that more class time studying math and English will produce higher test scores. Many years ago, however, a very wise principal at an exclusive New York City private school addressed a group of parents of incoming kindergarteners. “You sit here this evening worrying about how much math your child will learn and how advanced the math curriculum will be, but I can assure you, many years from now your child will not remember those things; they will remember the play they were in or the songs that they sang.” And, oh, how right he was. My son remembers his rooster presentation and the chicken costume I made for the performance and little else from those first years in school...READ MORE

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