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Using dancers’ discipline as leaping off point for academics

  • Aired: 05/21/2014
  • 08:05
  • Rating: NR
The National Dance Institute of New Mexico aims to instill in young people the lessons of success through lessons in dance: hard work, perseverance and health. This year, NDI taught nearly 8,000 students — a majority from low-income families — across the state, and academic performance has improved across the board. Special correspondent Kathleen McCleery reports.
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