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The Sounds of Silence

The Sounds of Silence By NAfME Member Darrin Thornton This piece was first published on the Penn State Arts & Design Research Incubator Arts Based Wellness Activities and Resources guest…

What We Believe: Black Lives Matter

What We Believe: Black Lives Matter As a nation, we are hurting again. Still. Racial injustice is real, and ongoing, and increasingly evident as COVID-19 disproportionately affects Black communities, and as…

State Success Stories: Wisconsin

Wisconsin Music Educators Association Our affiliated state music education associations do such amazing work on a regular basis. It is one of the things that makes NAfME staff and leadership…

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Vision 2020: Did We Make Key Changes?

Vision 2020 Did We Make Key Changes? By NAfME Member Lori Schwartz Reichl This article was originally published in the January 2020 teacher edition of In Tune Magazine.   “Never limit…

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A Resource for Diversity

A Resource for Diversity Rob Deemer wins the 2018 ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award. By Lori Schwartz Reichl This article first appeared in the April 2019 issue of Teaching…

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The Work of Culturally Responsive Teaching

The Work of Culturally Responsive Teaching Constance L. McKoy Reflects on Passion and the Process  By Lisa Ferber   This article first appeared in the April 2019 issue of Teaching…

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access Study

NAfME Diversity, Equity,  Inclusion, and Access Current-State Study Information and FAQ  UPDATED 1/3/20: DEIA Study Executive Summary now available. The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) wants to live up to our…