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Answer Sheet: Here’s what’s missing in music education: Cultural and social relevance

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Perspective
Here’s what’s missing in music education: Cultural and social relevance
‘We’ve become very well-grounded in traditional education theory, techniques and subject matters. But being culturally responsive means teaching music where kids are, and with what interests them.’
Analysis
‘I thought gravity was what you put on your mashed potatoes’ — and more from the inventive mouths of first-graders
A teacher shares some of his amusing conversations with his students.
 
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Perspective
Underachievers, Part 2: One more key reason kids who could do well in school don’t
Students can be gifted at the same time as having a learning disability — but many of them go undiagnosed and don’t get the help they need to succeed.
 
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She appealed to teachers directly. Here’s what she said.
 
Perspective
’Summer learning loss’ is a long-standing belief in education. But is it real?
A new look at the old issue.
 
2 Indiana virtual schools received lots of public money. Now, the state wants $40 million of it back.
A state audit found widely inflated enrollment numbers — including one student who was listed as enrolled who had died. The latest mess in the virtual education sector.
 
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