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Since NAfME released its original report on divisive concepts laws (DCL) in March 2023, more states and school districts are considering policies to restrict teaching, professional learning, and student learning regarding race, gender, sexuality, and history. Music educators reported at the time that these policies are interfering with their ability to create a well-rounded and comprehensive music education—not because such an education violates DCLs, but because of the vagueness of DCLs and the inconsistency with which they are interpreted and enforced.

Researchers from Michigan State University have developed a new resource that outlines four steps to help preK-12 music educators navigate DCLs while continuing to create relevant, inclusive, high-quality music instruction for all students. Join us December 4 for a town hall event to learn more!

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Start Date

December 04, 2023

End Date

December 04, 2023

Start and End Time

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm (ET)


  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access (DEIA)
  • State Advocacy & Public Policy

Event Category

  • Live virtual
  • Town Hall

Teaching Levels

  • PreK-12

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