Many schools are cutting back or cutting out music education because of funding restraints. Is this a good idea? What do music and the other arts bring to a child’s overall education and development? We talk to two arts experts and some students about the value of music education in a child’s life, and hear from some students about their experiences playing and studying music in and out of school.
In school we learn that the American Revolution began with the battles of Lexington and Concord. But did it? We talk to a historian and author about the events that preceded those battles that effectively threw out British rule in Massachusetts and set the stage for the other colonies to revolt and fight for freedom from England.