We have collected a variety of resources that touch on key ideas in the Declaration, including articles, books, and websites.  We look forward to expanding this section with your recommendations.

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Students in Our City Schools

Demographic information about students who attend city schools, as well as sources that examine the historical contexts of urban education in the United States.

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City Music Education

Practical and theoretical resources for music teachers in city settings, including best practices, research-based strategies, and culturally responsive teaching.

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Music Ecosystems

Sources, both current and historical, that highlight the ecological nature of music education networks in America’s cities.

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Music Educator Lifecycle

Sources that examine the pipeline by which students become music educators, with particular attention to the barriers that affect who has access to music education degree programs.