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Nashville Schools Rock Music Education

SCOTT SIMON, Host:

Studies show that music education can also help a student's math scores and creative skills. Randy Goodman, the president of Lyric Street Records, learned how to play drums in a Nashville high school and said: We want to make sure the next generation isn't left out of that musical experience. Whether it becomes their vocation or not, it's a connection to the roots of what this city is all about.

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