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Music Education Policy Roundup – August 7, 2020

State & National News A School Reopens, and the Coronavirus Creeps In 8/1/2020- ‘As more schools abandon plans for in-person classes, one that opened in Indiana this week had to quarantine students within hours.’ 'Localized' Minnesota school...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – July 31, 2020

State & National News Reopening Colleges & Universities: How Are Maine's Higher Education Institutions Planning to Return? 7/23/2020- ‘According to a June 2020 state report, Maine’s 38 colleges and universities educate more than 72,600...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – July 27, 2020

State & National News Sonoma County school districts rethinking music education for fall 7/18/2020- ‘Mixed into the daily list of chores for Windsor brothers Cody Peters, 15, and Casey Peters, 11, is a 30-minute window for practicing their...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – July 20, 2020

State & National News ‘Big Mess’ Looms if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen Safely 7/9/2020- ‘As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.’...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – July 13, 2020

NAfME News 2020 State Certification Survey Update In partnership with Brittany May, PhD and Brigham Young University, NAfME has updated the 2020 State Certification Survey. Click here to read about the changes in the last two years. State &...

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2021 Symposium – Call for Site Suggestions

SMTE announces a call for site suggestions for the 2021 Symposium on Music Teacher Education. As described in our statement on Procedures and Values for Symposium Site Selection, in the coming months the SMTE Board will be considering options and...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – July 3, 2020

NAfME News NAMM Advocacy Forum Featuring John B. King, Jr. Join NAMM on July 7 to hear from special guest John B. King, Jr., former Secretary of Education at the U.S. Department of Education and current CEO of The Education Trust, an equity-driven,...

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