Public Schools http://wrti.org en Music Education In Public Schools Gets A Passing Grade http://wrti.org/post/music-education-public-schools-gets-passing-grade Numbers — they always look so solid, so reassuring, so — dare I say — hopeful? Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education issued <a href="http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012014.pdf" target="_blank">a new report</a> titled <em>Arts Education In Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, 1999-2000 and 2009-10</em>.<p>"In the 2009-10 school year, music education was almost universally available in the nation's public elementary schools, with 94% of schools offering instruction that was designated specifically for music," the report states. Sun, 08 Apr 2012 17:29:15 +0000 Lara Pellegrinelli 3747 at http://wrti.org Music Education In Public Schools Gets A Passing Grade