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Bringing History to Life Through Arts Enrichment

Posted by Stacey DaBaldo on Sep 12, 2017 10:39:31 AM

Dominion Trail Elementary students participate in a Cooke Foundation-funded Bluemont assembly in February 2017. (Douglas Graham/Loudoun Now)

If you’ve ever turned on music to escape, listened to the Hamilton soundtrack, or sang the ABC’s, you know that music teaches us something.

School assemblies are a staple in elementary schools, providing valuable enrichment opportunities outside the classroom. However, funding a musical artist or performing arts troop for multiple assemblies is not an easy expense for public schools on a limited budget.

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Topics: financial need, Arts, Grantee Spotlight, Good Neighbor Grants, music education

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