Music In Our Schools Month® and State Advocacy

This year’s Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSMTM) proved to be a very successful state advocacy initiative. Many Federated State Music Education Associations (MEAs), led by dedicated state leaders and passionate…

Washington D.C.

NAfME Unveils Title IV-A Toolkit & FAQ!

The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) has released its brand-new Title IV-A Toolkit!  This resource contains every bit of information you need to know about the Title IV, Part…

education funding

Tell Us Your Title IV Success Story!

Congress has approved $1.1 billion in funding for the Title IV-A block grant in FY 2018, otherwise known as the Student Support and Academic Enrichment (SSAE) grants. This is a…

NAfME Reacts to President Trump’s FY19 Budget Proposal

NAfME Reacts to President Trump’s FY19 Budget Proposal The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is profoundly disappointed in the Trump Administration’s budget proposal for FY 2019.  The proposed budget…

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…