Music Education & Final State ESSA Plans

How Does Music Education Fare in the Final Round of State ESSA Plan Submissions? In May, NAfME published an analysis of how music and arts education fared within the first…

Advocacy Webinar – ESSA at the Local Level

  Register for our Quarterly Advocacy Webinar taking place August 8, 2018, at 7:00 PM (EDT)!   Join NAfME’s public policy team on Tuesday, December 5th, at 7:00 PM for our Quarterly…

Budget, Tax Reform, & Reconciliation?

The budgetary cycle for FY 2018 has traveled a difficult and confusing path, but on Thursday, October 26, after a close vote of 216-212, the House of Representatives adopted the…

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ESSA and Copyright

The music community most closely associates the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015, or ESSA, as the first piece of federal legislation to enumerate music as part of a “Well-Rounded…

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ESSA State plans – 1 week to go!

ESSA State plans – 1 week to go! On Monday, September 18, 2017, states that have not submitted their ESSA State Plans for review by the U.S. Department of Education…