MCALLEN, Texas – McAllen Independent School District named Best Community for Music Education in the Nation for the seventh consecutive year. Officials say the award is based on the district’s entire music program from elementary through high school. To qualify, the district had to prove they provide community music making programs, funding, and instruction time.

Jim Egger, Director of Fine Arts – McAllen ISD, “The community sees that music education is important and that it does impact kids’ lives and helps them be successful in everything that they do in the future.”

The district has now received the most music education awards than any other school in the Rio Grande Valley.

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