Annotated Bibliography Example Essay

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Annotated Bibliography
Reina Garza
Diana Hollinger, Russ Sperling, JoAnn Ford (2009, november 5). the state of music education in schools. (M. Cavanaugh, Interviewer)

* When test scores go down in math and reading, the emphasis is put on those basic subjects to the detriment of other so-called elective courses. And now the combination of standardized testing and budget cuts have put art and music classes in the highest of high-risk categories,” (par 1) * “when you speak with great educators, and look behind the test scores, the lessons learned in studying music, learning to play an instrument, playing in a band, learning to read music, all provide a richness to a child's education that will last a lifetime,” (par 1). *
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Understanding how to read music and to sing music and to play music is access. It’s social justice,” (par 30).

Harken, J. V. (2003, august 20). budgets cut student expeirence . Retrieved may 24, 2012, from CNN:

* “If a student's talents lie in art, or music or science, they lose out,” (par 8). * Schools believe that math and reading are the most important subjects, so if the students have declining test scores, then all the other programs are cut while math and reading/English are funded even more. (par 7 & 8) * “For many kids, that's why they come to school, for the band or chorus or sports.” (par 18). * Students interested in developing business or music skills would have to look outside the school for programs or private tutors they go to on their own time, Johnson said. "People have to compensate. If the student can't afford it, well, that's the downside to this situation."” (par 25).

Houck, Olivia. (2009). 2009-10: Against Cutting Art and Music Programs in Schools. Retrieved may 24, 2012, from morrison institute:

* “Overall, reports have shown that the percentage of kids with access to music has declined 50% in the past five years,” (par 1). * “The study of music, theatre, and other forms of art have been shown to

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