We Owe It All To You

  On the eve of the 108th birthday of the National Association for Music Education (NAfME), the best possible present was handed to us: recognition of music as a core…

Sen. Mikulski Announces Retirement

Earlier this morning, Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD), announced her retirement from Congress, after 5 terms in office.  Mikulski, 78, was the first woman to chair the Senate Appropriations Committee, and…

House ESEA Vote Stalls Out

Earlier this afternoon, Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives decided not pursue today’s scheduled vote on partisan reauthorization of ESEA, otherwise known as the “Student Success Act” (H.R.…

The House Education Bill: A First Look at H.R.5

Tuesday, February 3, 2015, House Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline (R-MN) and Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee Chairman Todd Rokita (R-IN) introduced their ESEA reauthorization…

The Other Music Advocates

Teachers: You’re instructing. You’re mentoring. You’re tutoring outside the classroom. A little help with advocating for your profession would be greatly appreciated! And it’s definitely necessary. Share this fact with…