Perkins Reauthorization Becomes Law

Congress Passes and President Trump Signs Career and Technical Education Bill The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is thrilled to report the passage and long overdue reauthorization of the…

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…

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House Releases Labor, HHS, Education Bill for FY 2019

Earlier this week, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee released their Labor-HHS-Education bill for Fiscal Year 2019. In total, the bill would provide $177.1 billion in discretionary spending, which…

Congressional Leaders Reach Two Year Budget Deal

Update (2/9/2018): After shutting down for five and a half hours, Congress passed their budget agreement early Friday morning.  The agreement not only lifts the sequester caps, as mentioned below,…

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…

Advocacy Webinar – Back to Congress (School)!

Join us on August 29 at 7:00 PM (EDT) for our Quarterly Advocacy Webinar! Congress has been out of session for most of August, but will return in September.  Learn about where we are…