Congress Releases Omnibus Spending Agreement for FY17

5/4/2017 Update: The Senate has passed the Omnibus spending agreement.  Also receiving overwhelming support, the final vote count was 79-18. The spending proposal now heads to President Trump’s desk, where…

President Trump Releases Blueprint to His First Budget

President Trump Releases Blueprint to His First Budget The Trump Administration has released a “skinny” version of its Fiscal Year 2018 budget, outlining the President’s spending priorities for the upcoming…

Obama Era Education Regulations Repealed by Congress

The Senate passed two resolutions last week that, with the president’s signature, have repealed Obama administration regulations: NAfME at Forefront in Support for Repeal of Teacher Prep Rules The first…

Music In Our Schools Month and State Advocacy

Music in Our Schools Month and Joe Sugar Day Music In our Schools Month® (MIOSM®) was designed to raise awareness of the importance of music education for all children, and…