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Kenosha Unified School District’s music education program receives national honor

KENOSHA, Wis. (CBS 58) – The Kenosha School District has been awarded the designation of ‘Best Communities for Music Education’ by The NAMM Foundation.

According to a press release, the designation is awarded to school districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement to provide music access and education to all students. To qualify for the honor, the district had to answer several questions regarding funding, instruction time, participation, facilities and more.

“Receiving recognition of this caliber showcases Kenosha Unified’s dedication to educating the whole child by offering a variety of music options to students from elementary though high school,” Superintendent Dr. Sue Savaglio-Jarvis said in a statement.

The district's responses were verified with school officials and then reviewed by The Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas.

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