Solutions Music Group Standards Boot Camp

Solutions Music Group Standards Boot Camp

March 7th, 2015

Join us for an enlightening professional learning experience at the 2015 Standards Boot Camp, March 7!

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2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

2015 Collegiate Advocacy Summit

June 24, 2015 – June 26, 2015

Join us for an unforgettable experience at the 2015 NAfME Collegiate Advocacy Summit, June 24-26! Share your passion for music education with the nation's leaders at our annual lobbying day on Capitol Hill. Take part in additional leadership and advocacy training tailored especially for Collegiate members.

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Sen. Mikulski Announces Retirement

Earlier this morning, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), announced her retirement from Congress, after 5 terms in office.  Mikulski, 78, was the first woman to chair the Senate Appropriations Committee, and has served in Congress longer than any woman in history. The Maryland native first started her career in public service as an elected official on the Baltimore City Council, where she spent five years prior to being elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1977.  After serving the House for 10 years, she was then elected to the Senate…

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music in our schools

A Special Message to Our Teachers

As we begin the 30th anniversary of Music In Our Schools Month®, we at NAfME want to express our deepest gratitude to you — all of the music teachers who day in and day out give tirelessly of yourselves to ensure our students, the future creators, innovators, and leaders . . . and teachers!, are prepared to live out complete, fulfilling, and generous lives. The nation is indebted to you.   One month is a drop in the bucket of the time we should all be spending showing our appreciation…

House ESEA Vote Stalls Out

Earlier this afternoon, Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives decided not pursue today’s scheduled vote on partisan reauthorization of ESEA, otherwise known as the “Student Success Act” (H.R. 5). Despite previous inclinations, House Republicans struggled to secure enough support for the bill, as disputes regarding Common Core academic standards and the federal government’s role in public education, continued to fester throughout the floor debate process. In addition, the looming possibility of a government shutdown may have complicated the House leadership’s agenda further. Unfortunately, it is now unclear when…

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