As much evidence as there now is to support the importance of the subject, there will always be a need for advocacy on behalf of music education even in the most supportive of communities. This site is a series of organized resources in hopes of allowing you to not only learn and/or affirm the qualitative (narratives, anecdotes, summaries of studies, etc.) and quantitative (hard numbers and data) benefits of music education but also to help guide you in shaping your own plan of advocacy and voice to bring to your stakeholders and key players.
Getting The Right Mindset
First off, let's read and remember why this is important (aside from music for music's sake, of course).
American Music Council: Research Briefs: Did You Know? (download below)
American Music Council: Research Briefs - Did You Know?.pdf