House Appropriations and Title II Call-to-Action

House Appropriations and Title II Call-to-Action The United States House of Representatives Appropriations Committee passed its version of the Labor, Health and Human Services (HHS), and Education appropriations bill by…

Music In Our Schools Month Recognized in Congress

In mid-March, Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez (NY-7) introduced a congressional resolution in the U.S. House of Representatives expressing support for the designation of March 2019 as Music In Our Schools Month.…

Music In Our Schools Month® and State Advocacy

This year’s Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSMTM) proved to be a very successful state advocacy initiative. Many Federated State Music Education Associations (MEAs), led by dedicated state leaders and passionate…

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Join Our Title IV-A Call to Action Today

Join Our Title IV-A Call to Action Today Please join the Title IV-A Coalition and NAfME today, April 10, 2019, for a National Day of Action to advocate for full funding of the…

Education Committees in the 116th Congress

As the 116th Congress begins in earnest, new members are serving on both the House and Senate Education Committees. Following the decisive 2018 Midterm election, the U.S. House of Representatives…

Election Wrap-Up and What Comes Next?

As the dust settles from the 2018 elections, what are the key takeaways? And, what does it all mean for education policy and music education? Let’s dive in! The House…

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NAfME Unveils Title IV-A Toolkit & FAQ!

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has released its brand-new Title IV-A Toolkit!  This resource contains every bit of information you need to know about the Title IV, Part…

Congress Reaches Education Funding Agreement for FY 2019

UPDATED (9/28/2018): President Trump has now signed the Labor-HHS-Education and Defense spending package for FY 2019, which not only funds key-education programs, but also successfully averts a government shutdown. UPDATED…