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Carroll County Public Schools recognized for music education

Instrumental music teacher Brandi Jason helps sophomore Cassandra Shaddock tune her bass during a class at Liberty High School in Eldersburg Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016.
Instrumental music teacher Brandi Jason helps sophomore Cassandra Shaddock tune her bass during a class at Liberty High School in Eldersburg Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016. (DYLAN SLAGLE/STAFF PHOTO / Carroll County Times)

The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation christened Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) with one of its Best Communities for Music Education designations.

This is the third year in a row CCPS’ has received the recognition for its music education programs.

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The Best Communities for Music Education designation is awarded to districts that demonstrate outstanding achievement in efforts to provide music access and education to all students, according to a news release from CCPS.

The school system submitted information about funding, graduation requirements, music class participation, instructional time, facilities, and support from the Board of Education and the community in order to qualify for the award.

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