WURRLYedu Partners With PledgeCents and Turnaround Arts to Bring Music Education to America's HIGHEST-NEED SCHOOLS
We’re excited to announce that we have partnered with PledgeCents and Turnaround Arts to bring WURRLYedu’s music education platform to high-need elementary and middle schools across the country.
PledgeCents is an innovative social impact marketplace that allows PreK-12 teachers and parents the ability to crowdfund for their favorite EdTech tools and ensure that students have access to quality technology in the classroom.
Turnaround Arts is a school reform effort that transforms priority schools through the strategic use of the arts. The program is based on the premise that high-quality and integrated arts education can strengthen school reform efforts, boost academic achievement, and increase student engagement in schools facing some of the toughest educational challenges in the country. Turnaround Arts is a national program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
WURRLYEdu strives for universal access to a high-quality arts education. We believe equitable access to a high-quality music program is essential to a well-rounded educational experience and research supports this. There is an almost 20% difference in graduation rates between schools that offer music and schools that do not. Nationwide this difference equates to about 2.5 million would be graduates.
Through donations to our PledgeCents campaign, we will be able to provide a music program that is fun, effective and easy to implement to deserving students at each one of Turnaround Arts sites. We will use popular music to captivate classrooms and amplify student voices. Students will not only be able to practice and record songs they love, but can utilize WURRLYedu’s many interactive digital tools to play musical games or enhance their music videos with one-touch audio and video filters.
We need your help to ensure that every child in America has access to an education rich in the arts. To donate, please visit our PledgeCents site: https://www.pledgecents.com/cause/bdflzp/lets-revolutionize-music-education