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Arts Equals Success

Arts education is often the first curriculum to be cut in schools. Research shows that arts increases learning and achievement in schools and develops thinking skills and capacities key to the workforce. All around, arts can help lead better lives. The Arts Education Partnership (AEP) has detailed the many benefits of arts education.

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WATCH: 1 year old drummer prodigy

Video has garnered over one million views during its first week on Facebook.

One year old LJ, from Southern California, can’t keep his hands off the drums. When LJ was four months old, he was tapping his feet and clapping along to the beat. At 13 months old, his dad purchased a drum set after noticing his passion and gift for drumming as LJ was playing bongos like a drum kit.

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10 Facts About How Poverty Impacts Education

Education is affected by poverty in nearly every country, including the United States. Despite education reform champions taking measures to increase testing and results-based evaluations, leaders are rarely discussing how the education of students living in low-income housing are affected by poverty.

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Credit Card Art

Did you know that credit cards, gift cards, hotel room keys and other plastic card-like objects make great art projects? With technology these days, sometimes it’s hard to get creative, but you and your kids can use these objects to paint great looking art you can display around your home, according to housingaforest.com.

Hong Kong piano prodigy

Tsung Tsung, the Hong Kong 8-year-old piano prodigy everyone is talking about, has garnered more than ten million views on YouTube. He began playing piano at the age of three and was certified in Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) on the age of four. His extraordinary talent has garnered him a prize in Steinway International Piano Competition and invitations to perform around the world.

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Asian Kids Sing Beautifully

Ten year old Jeffrey Li and and seven year old Celine Tam shock the world with their beautiful voices singing Josh Groban’s “You Raise Me Up” on the television show, China’s New Generation of Sound. The viral video has gained more than 6.7 million views on YouTube.

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