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Music Education Policy Roundup – October 23, 2020

NAfME News Announcing New Materials for Music In Our Schools Month® This year's Music In Our Schools Month® (MIOSM®) theme is "Music: The Sound of My Heart." Celebrate the 36th anniversary of MIOSM with NEW lesson plans for 3rd- and 4th-grades. The...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – October 18, 2020

State & National News Michigan health department tells school districts to post all COVID data online 10/6/2020- ‘Schools must notify their communities of all COVID cases linked to their schools, Michigan’s top health official ruled Tuesday.’...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – October 9, 2020

NAfME News Music Advocacy: State Success Stories and Strategies Webinar Recording Our latest state advocacy webinar, featuring advocacy leaders from five states, is now live! For this State Advocacy Webinar, hear how these states protected music...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – October 4, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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2021 Symposium Update

The SMTE Executive Board recently completed a planning retreat focused on the 2021 Symposium on Music Teacher Education. At this time, we wish to share the following updates with our members. We are committed to holding a Symposium in the early...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 26, 2020

NAfME News State Arts Education Guidance NAfME Policy staff is working to compile all arts education specific state guidance for school reopening in the COVID-19 era. We are particularly interested in language discussing singing and playing of wind...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 21, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 14, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – September 8, 2020

NAfME News States MEAs Can Now Sign the Arts Education is Essential Statement The Arts Education is Essential statement has been an important part of ongoing advocacy efforts for NAfME and other arts education advocates to ensure continued music...

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