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NAfME Federal Appropriations Update for Fiscal Year 2025

NAfME Federal Appropriations Update for Fiscal Year 2025 By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager Updated July 11, 2024 The release of the Biden Administration’s Fiscal Year 2025…

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Rhode Island Music Education Association Recognized with 2024 NAfME Excellence in Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 Rhode Island Music Education Association Recognized with 2024 NAfME Excellence in Advocacy Award HERNDON, VA (June 17, 2024)—The National Association for…

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New Partnership Promotes Arts-Rich Schools for All

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 Associations Partner to Advocate for Arts Education Educational Theatre Association, National Art Education Association, National Association for Media Arts Education,…

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Finding the Funds: Get Yourself to the NAfME Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit

Finding the Funds Get Yourself to the NAfME Collegiate Leadership Advocacy Summit  By Ben Reyes, NAfME Membership Manager  Picture this: Washington, DC. Standing on Capitol Hill. Dozens of music education…

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2024 MIOSM Web Feature

March 2024 Marks the 39th Music In Our Schools Month®

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 March 2024 Marks the 39th Music In Our Schools Month® This Year’s MIOSM® Theme Is “I See ME…

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NAfME Music Education Policy Roundtable Continues Expansion during Federal Education Appropriations Season

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 National Association for Music Education Music Education Policy Roundtable Continues Expansion during Federal Education Appropriations Season RESTON, VA (September 19, 2023)—This…

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NAfME Joins Coalition for Teaching Quality in Opposing House FY24 Labor-HHS-Education Bill

On July 13, the House Appropriations Labor-HHS-Education Subcommittee introduced its bill for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024—an important first step in the appropriations process. The bill would provide the U.S. Department…

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17 NAfME Members Named 2023 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence

Congratulations to the 2023 CMA Foundation Music Teachers of Excellence! On May 9, NAfME corporate member CMA Foundation honored 30 music educators during Teacher Appreciation Week with the 2023 Music…

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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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A Seat at the Table: Guitar Education in Virginia

A Seat at the Table Guitar Education in Virginia [1] By Kevin Vigil, NAfME Council for Guitar Education Southern Division Representative  This article first appeared in the Guitar Foundation of…

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