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NAfME Endorses the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act

NAfME Endorses the Reimagining Inclusive Arts Education Act By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is dedicated to ensuring access…

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NAfME Endorses Three Arts Education Bills

The Arts Education for All Act, PLACE, and HBCUs Arts Education Act By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager National Arts in Education Week (September 10-16, 2023)…

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Georgia Music Educators Association Recognized with 2022 Excellence in Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 Georgia Music Educators Association Recognized with 2022 Excellence in Advocacy Award RESTON, VA (July 14, 2022)—The National Association for Music Education…

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$8.5 Million for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; Social-Emotional Learning; Leadership in Arts Education to Promote Student Arts Achievement

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt catherinah@nafme.org or (571) 323-3395 $8.5 Million for Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion; Social-Emotional Learning; Leadership in Arts Education to Promote Student Arts Achievement RESTON, VA…

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Dr. Miguel Cardona: “We Are Underestimating the Power of Music and the Arts”

Dr. Miguel Cardona: “We Are Underestimating the Power of Music and the Arts” With just a few months on the job, the U.S. Secretary of Education is already putting music…

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Beyond the School Year: Why Music Camp Makes a Difference 

Beyond the School Year Why Music Camp Makes a Difference  By NAfME Member Amy K. Miller, sponsored by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis   As the current, unprecedented school year…

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Now Is the Time! Music Education “Challenges” Core Curricula for First Chair

Now Is the Time! Music Education “Challenges” Core Curricula for First Chair By NAfME Members Lori Schwartz Reichl and Andrew B. Spang “If they don’t give you a seat at…

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March 2021 Marks the 36th Music In Our Schools Month®

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 March 2021 Marks the 36th Music In Our Schools Month® This Year’s MIOSM® Theme Is “Music. The Sound…

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The Promise of Artistic Process, Part 2

The Promise of Artistic Process Here’s how Social Emotional Learning aligns our curricula with the standards, particularly in a virtual teaching world. By NAfME Members Lori Schwartz Reichl, Fran Kick,…

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Vision Boards, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and a Surprise

Vision Boards, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and a Surprise When One Teacher Didn’t Throw Away Her Shot By NAfME Member Lesley Moffat   Online band is hard.  In an environment where students…

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