A music-focused math program in the San Francisco Bay Area is showing significant results. Third graders in San Bruno, Calif., who took two 30-minute music classes better understood fractions than those who did not follow the curriculum.
Mike McGonigal runs the literary magazine Yeti. In his spare time, he's been collecting gospel 45s on vanity and tiny independent labels for years. He's now released a pair of three-CD sets featuring amazing, long-forgotten African-American gospel tracks from his collection.
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