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Top 10 Most-Read Music Education Blogs of 2021

Top 10 #MusicEd Blogs of 2021 2021 has been a year of innovation, new ideas, and enthusiastic advocacy for the critical importance of music education for students. Music educators have…

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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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Musical Creativity Is in the DNA of SEL

Musical Creativity Is in the DNA of SEL  By NAfME Member Michael P. Fleischmann, Christopher Schroeder, and NAfME Member Scott N. Edgar Music educators across the world have navigated extreme…

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CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce Three 2021 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners

For Immediate Release Media Contact: Tooshar Swain ToosharS@nafme.org or 571-323-5796 CMA Foundation and NAfME Announce Three 2021 State Advocacy Award Grant Winners RESTON, VA (September 8, 2021) — In collaboration with…

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Take, Leave, Transform! What Do We Keep from Last School Year?

Take, Leave, Transform! What Do We Keep from Last School Year? By NAfME Member Robby Burns Note: This blog post (and associated podcast episode) is based on my presentation from the…

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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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Estelle Jorgensen 2020 Senior Researcher Award

NAfME Announces Estelle Jorgensen as the Recipient of the 2020 NAfME Senior Researcher Award

For Immediate Release Contact: Catherina Hurlburt at NAfME catherinah@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 National Association for Music Education Announces Estelle Jorgensen as the Recipient of the 2020 NAfME Senior Researcher Award…

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Summer Reading: Three Books to Consider

Summer Reading Three Books to Consider By NAfME Member Paul K. Fox This article first appeared on Paul Fox’s blog here. Teachers, you’re in the home stretch now! You are…

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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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