Castillo, S. (2015, April 17). Low-Income Kids Benefit From Music Class, Show Greater Reading Skills.

Researchers cited low socioeconomic status affects a child’s reading abilities through a combination of their environment and reduced access to reading materials. This means they spend less time reading, which means their reading fluency and vocabulary is inhibited. Since music and language skills stem from auditory processing, researchers decided to measure the impact music classes have on low-income children.

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