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Welcome to Grateful Ed, a community of music-loving education champions led by America Succeeds. Read the blog to learn more about our work engaging business leaders as education champions, dig into education policy and advocacy resources, and check out our team’s latest and greatest musical adventures.

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When the Grateful Dead really get deep into a song my wife, who prefers songs with a discernible beginning, middle, and end, finds it musically “over-indulgent.” – Andy Rotherham

Lake Street Dive held the prime afternoon slot at Telluride Bluegrass Festival and these rising stars had the whole crowd on their feet from the very first song. – Emilee Ramseur

The first concert I ever took my son to was a Tom Petty show. I figured that was a life-long gift in the for form of an enviable answer to the question, “What was your first concert?” – Tim Taylor

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