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Title:  Student Musical Activities and Achievement in Music: NAEP 1997 Arts Assessment
Description: Data from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 1997 Arts Assessment in Music, which covered eighth-grade students only, regardless of whether they had received instruction in music, show that student involvement in a variety of musical activities--playing an instrument in particular--is positively related to student music achievement.
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Cover Date: December 1999
Web Release: January 26, 2001
Print Release: December 31, 1999
Publication #: NCES 2000454
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: NCES
Authors: Sheida White and Alan Vanneman
Type of Product: Issue Brief
Survey/Program Areas: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP)
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