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Art program transforms failing school
May 1, 2013 • NBCNews.comArt program transforms failing school. Orchard Gardens, a school in Roxbury, Mass., had been plagued by bad test scores and violence -- but one principal's idea to fire the security guards and hire art teachers is helping turn it around. NBC's Katy Tur ... More
Celebrate, thank our music educators
May 19, 2013 • Iowa City Press CitizenCongratulations to Principal Andrew Bott, who reinvested security infrastructure money into the arts in the Orchard Gardens school (K-8) in Roxbury, Mass. According to the NBC news story from May 1, this school was ranked in ... In the news report, an ... More
Lawrence woman performs with Alvin Ailey
May 13, 2013 • Eagle-TribuneFor high school, she commuted to Boston Arts Academy, where she graduated as valedictorian and received the Dance Award and the Mayor's Award for Academic Excellence. After graduating from high school, Pereyra sprained her ankle. She studied one ... More
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