Policy Update: Secretary of Education Resigns

The White House announced today that U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan plans to resign from his cabinet position in December. Duncan’s tenure as Secretary has often been marked by…

How You Can Advocate for Music Education

Music has an important role in education. Its collaborative qualities encourage students to engage in critical thinking, while at the same time allowing them to better understand themselves and the…

A Look Back on Action To-Date on ESEA 2015

  In case you missed it, here is a recap of the whirlwind of activities that have happened regarding ESEA in the past two weeks, and next steps forward regarding…

POLICY ALERT: ESEA Day 6, Cloture Invoked!

Early this afternoon, after several hours of negotiation, the United States Senate voted to invoke cloture on debate regarding the “Every Child Achieves Act of 2015” (S. 1177). Cloture is…

You Can Mix Music and Politics

NAfME Hill Day 2015 Recap   Last week, the National Association for Music Education capped off its annual Hill Day event, with more than 200 music education advocates (including 47…