Violins inspire low-income third graders

06/1/2007 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

A grant is allowing musically talented third graders at a high-poverty South Florida elementary school to get a head start on music with $200 violins and lessons. The program aims to increase diversity at Miami-Dade's prestigious music magnet high schools, as most low-income parents can't afford the instruments and early lessons that are key for acceptance.

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