DAYTON – Three colleges in the Dayton public school system have received nearly $ 50,000 each through a grant from the Save the Music Foundation.
The Core Group Grants are provided for the current school year and the funds will be used to provide schools with instruments, equipment, additional resources and professional development at Edwin Joe Brown Middle School at the school Wright Brothers Middle School and Wogaman Middle School.
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“We are very excited about the new opportunities these grants will bring to our high school students,” said Superintendent Dr. Elizabeth Lolli. “Music is an essential part of a well-rounded education, and through these grants, students will gain hands-on experience with a variety of instruments. “
School officials said each school will receive 36 Sound Innovations instruments, desks, desk carts and teaching aids. Some of the instruments that will be provided are flutes, saxophones, trumpets, drums, symbols, among other instruments.
The Save the Music Foundation will also provide impact measurement and evaluation services for 10 years.
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