Breaking Down the 2020 State Elections

Breaking Down the 2020 State Elections The Impact of Elections on Education Policy The 2020 elections are poised to have a potentially large impact on education in the states. Many…

Education Committees in the 116th Congress

As the 116th Congress begins in earnest, new members are serving on both the House and Senate Education Committees. Following the decisive 2018 Midterm election, the U.S. House of Representatives…

A Life-Changing Trip to Cuba

  A Life-Changing Trip to Cuba Where Music Permeates Every Corner  By NAfME Member Stephen Holley   When asked about my first trip to Havana, Cuba, I’m often at a…

Congress Passes Spending Deal

Congress Clears Spending Deal (Updated 12/18/2015) Congress on Friday approved the $1.1 trillion spending bill with overwhelming bipartisan support from both Houses. This caps off another legislative victory for Congress…

Congress Passes Republican Budget Resolution

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a GOP proposed budget by a narrow 219 to 208 margin. 182 Democrats and 17 Republicans voted against the measure. Fissures between…

NAfME Omnibus Roundup

Update: The House passed the funding bill the evening of December 11, 2014, with a vote of 219-206. The Senate passed the bill with a vote of 56-40, with 4…