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California Teacher’s Musical Headed to New York

May 9, 2013 by twalker  
Filed under Featured News, Top Stories


By Helen Yoshida When she isn’t teaching Benita Scheckel, a choir and drama teacher at Blair School in Pasadena, CA, writes musicals. Her musical “Bend in the Road,” a 2013 Next Link Project based on L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, will be performed at the tenth annual New York Musical Theatre Festival this July. [...]

How School Arts Programs Encourage Parental Involvement


By Teal Ruland Study after study has shown that arts education is a powerful and important component of adolescent learning. Dance, drama, music, and visual arts provide outlets for creativity, instill discipline, and help us to understand and analyze the world around us. Research also shows that the academic gains students achieve with high arts [...]