Thankful for Progress in Federal Appropriations

In the spirit of Thanksgiving, we are thankful that lawmakers have avoided a government shutdown by passing a continuing resolution to fund the federal government through December 20. Additionally, key…

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Higher Ed Legislation Moves through Congress

Higher Education Act Reauthorization Since its inception in 1965, the Higher Education Act (HEA) has authorized federal funding for post-secondary education primarily through financial assistance for students. Federal dollars are…

November 2019 Call to Action

Please join NAfME and the Title IV-A Coalition on November 6, 2019, for a National Day of Action to advocate for full funding of the Student Support and Academic Enrichment…

Title IV-A Call-to-Action

Title IV-A Call-to-Action Please join more than 1,000 NAfME members who have already engaged in the Title IV-A call-to-action—and let Congress know that school districts need adequate funding to help…

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NAfME Hill Day 2019 Recap

On June 19, music educators gathered in the Rules Committee Hearing Room of the Dirksen Senate Building for the 2019 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) Hill Day. More than…

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…