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Struggling schools benefit from adding art to learning

Clip: 01/10/2017 | 7m 50s

At Renew Cultural Arts Academy, students put their multiplication tables to song, while eighth graders use the musical “Hamilton” to study debate. The public charter school’s curriculum is a product of a federal effort to use arts education to boost achievement in the nation’s lowest performing schools. Jeffrey Brown reports.

Aired: 01/10/17

Rating: NR

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