Listen Up!

November 2006
Weekly Reader News - Senior;11/3/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 9, p3
The article reports on the debut of the child-friendly radio show "Bus Radio" in school buses across the U.S. It broadcasts the songs that students want to hear including the latest hits by Kelly Clarkson and Jesse McCartney. It does not play songs with violent lyrics and commercials meant for adults. Linda Farbry, a school administrator in Fairfax County, Virginia believes that music helps distract students from inappropriate behavior that might be caused by boredom.


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