Congress Reaches Education Funding Agreement for FY 2019

On Friday, September 14, Congress reached a bicameral conference committee agreement for their Labor-HHS-Education and Defense spending package for FY 2019.  This “minibus,” H.R. 6157, would provide in total $71.4…

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Recruiting and Retaining Students

  Build It and They Will Come Recruiting and Retaining Students By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl   This article was originally published in the March 2017 teacher edition of In…

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MMEA Receives 2018 Excellence in Advocacy Award

      For Immediate ReleaseContact: Ronny Lau at NAfMEronnyl@nafme.org or (703) 860-4000 Michigan Music Educators Association Receives 2018 Excellence in Advocacy Award RESTON, VA (August 2, 2018) – The National…

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NAfME Hill Day 2018 Recap

Thanks to impassioned advocacy from committed NAfME members, Hill Day 2018 was a resounding success. Over 300 delegates representing Federated MEA leadership and collegiate chapters from across the nation shared…

Senate Releases Labor, HHS, Education Bill for FY 2019

Last week, the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee released their Labor-HHS-Education bill for Fiscal Year 2019. In total, the bill would provide $179.3 billion in discretionary spending, which includes $71.4 billion…