Music on the block for elementary schools

May 29, 2008 Full story: www.insidebayarea.com

It's a familiar scene in the gym at San Mateo Park Elementary School. Fifth-graders are seated in rows of blue plastic chairs, lips sealed over shiny trumpets and clarinets, the tops of their heads visible over their music stands as they await the conductor's signal.

It's a shame, because music is an important component of every child's education," said district trustee Mark Hudak. "Unfortunately it's one of those things that we have to look to cut when it's a difficult budget situation."
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#1 May 29, 2008
Perhaps it's time to pass out the gazoos?

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