Retention

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New Report on Music Educator Recruitment and Retention by NAfME Provides a Blueprint for Strengthening the Music Teacher Profession

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 New Report on Music Educator Recruitment and Retention by the National Association for Music Education Provides a Blueprint for Strengthening the…

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The Three-Legged Stool

The Three-Legged Stool Creating and Maintaining Stability in Education  By Dr. Kris Cosca and Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl  “Without a continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and…

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An Educational Epidemic

An Educational Epidemic The Elephant in the Classroom By Ken Buck and NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl “Teachers don’t leave because it’s hard. . . They leave because the…

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National Association for Music Education Endorses Bill to Support Educator Mental Health

National Association for Music Education is proud to endorse the Supporting the Mental Health of Educators and Staff Act (H.R. 744). Introduced by Representatives Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-01),…

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NAfME Endorses Federal Legislation to Support Teacher Recruitment & Retention

NAfME Endorses Federal Legislation to Support Teacher Recruitment & Retention By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager Updated April 17, 2023 Introduction The teacher retention issue is…

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Recruiting and Maintaining a Diversified Teacher Workforce

Closing Opportunity Gaps to Student Access to Well-Prepared Teachers Our nation is currently facing a teacher shortage. Across the country educators are leaving the profession at an alarming rate. Experienced…

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The Heartbreaking Truth about Education: Why and How Will We Survive?

The Heartbreaking Truth about Education Why and How Will We Survive? By NAfME Member Dr. Lori Schwartz Reichl with Ken Buck “We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking…

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The Sunshine File

A Note from the Academic Editor: The Sunshine File By NAfME Member Corin T. Overland, Academic Editor of Music Educators Journal This article first appeared in the December 2020 issue…

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