A Musical Fix for America

"A Musical Fix for America" appeared recently in the Wall Street Journal.  According to the article, new evidence indicates that musical training can boost children's academic performance.

Here were the key findings in this article:

Music raises your IQ

Music training can reduce the academic gap between rich and poor districts

Music training does more than sports, theater, or dance to improve key academic skills

Music can be an inexpensive early screening tool for reading disabilities

Music literally expands your brain