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Broadway Bound student-dancers perform ‘Fabulous Feet’

BY Kathleen McCleery  May 21, 2014 at 5:16 PM EST

The National Dance Institute of New Mexico helps students make big strides in and out of the classroom. The program makes the case that exposure to dance, music and other artistic expressions can improve student achievement.

Watch a profile of the company and its founders Wednesday night on the PBS NewsHour.

For now, you can watch a performance of “Fabulous Feet” from the musical “The Tap Dance Kid.” The students learned their steps from visiting Broadway choreographer Germaine Salsburg.

This story and PBS NewsHour education coverage is part of American Graduate: Let’s Make it Happen, a public media initiative funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.