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State and National Policy Trends on Artificial Intelligence

State and National Policy Trends on Artificial Intelligence (AI) By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager Since generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) models made their way into the…

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June Update: U.S. Debt Ceiling: What Is It and What Was Done to Avoid a Default?

By Zachary Keita, NAfME Advocacy and Public Policy Communications Manager In January 2023, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen informed Congress that the United States was projected to hit…

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NAfME Launches Fiscal Year—and School Year—with Renewed Advocacy Efforts and Coalition-Building

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 703-860-4000 National Association for Music Education Launches Fiscal Year—and School Year—with Renewed Advocacy Efforts and Coalition-Building RESTON, VA (October 24, 2022)—This fall,…

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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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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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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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NAfME Public Policy Wish List

NAfME Public Policy Wish List As we look forward to 2021, NAfME’s federal public policy wish list details legislative and administrative actions that would benefit music education in the coming…

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Wisconsin Music Educators Association Receives 2020 Excellence in Advocacy Award

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Catherina Hurlburt CatherinaH@nafme.org or 571-323-3395 Wisconsin Music Educators Association Receives 2020 Excellence in Advocacy Award   RESTON, VA (August 13, 2020)—The National Association for Music Education…

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NAfME Joins 52 Other National Organizations to Support Arts Education as Essential

  For Immediate Release Contact: NAfME Advocacy Advocacy@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 NAfME Joins 52 Other National Organizations to Support Arts Education as Essential for Students during COVID-19 Pandemic RESTON, VA…

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A Fantastic Force: Teamwork in Advocacy

A Fantastic Force The Importance of Connections and Teamwork in Advocacy  By Andi Hasley, Immediate Past President of West Virginia Music Educators Association Sponsored by the CMA Foundation   A…

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