Spectrum 1 News – Rock Musician Creates Educational Program to Lower Drop-out Rate

There is no denying that rock music has been instrumental in shaping American culture. Using his fame and platform, famed guitarist, Steven Van Zandt is leading a campaign designed to empower teachers and engage students through popular music.

Orangethorpe Elementary School in Fullerton is the first campus to partner with TeachRock. Students’ in a kindergarten to third grade were glued to the TV screen showing a video of a TeachRock lesson plan led by teachers Pam Keller, Nancy Archer and Jen Alonzo.

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