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Music Education Policy Roundup – January 15, 2021

State and Federal News ID- Five education issues to watch during the 2021 session 1/7/2021- ‘Idaho’s biggest, wildest political season is almost here and the stakes and uncertainty are as high as ever.’ MI- Why $1.7 billion in COVID school aid...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – January 11, 2021

State and Federal News State Legislatures Face a Session Like No Other 1/4/2021- ‘Around the country, legislative leaders are still scrambling to figure out the safest way to meet in person. At least a half-dozen legislators have died from...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – December 18, 2020

State & National News If Teachers Get the Vaccine Quickly, Can Students Get Back to School? 12/15/2020- ‘Teachers’ unions largely support plans to put educators near the front of the line, but given availability and logistics, that might not be...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – December 14, 2020

State & National News NH- State's education funding commission report calls for reform 12/1/2020- ‘The state’s Commission to Study School Funding released its final report Tuesday, calling for changes that would allow unused education property...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – December 6, 2020

State & National News Idaho State Board of Education approves rules on attendance, teacher certification 11/23/2020- ‘Board members took up four pending rules that will be submitted to the Idaho Legislature when next year's session begins in...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – November 23, 2020

State & National News CA- Defeat of Prop. 15 to raise commercial property taxes denies schools more revenue 11/11/2020- ‘Voters have rejected a large tax increase on commercial properties, depriving schools of what could have been a significant...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – November 16, 2020

State & National News Arizona Proposition 208: Voters OK New Tax On High Earners To Fund Schools 11/5/2020- ‘Arizona voters have approved a new tax on high-earning residents that could bring in nearly $1 billion of new revenue annually to the...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – November 6, 2020

State & National News Oregon Dept. of Education releases updated school metrics for return to in-person learning 10/30/2020- ‘The Oregon Department of Education released updated metrics Friday for when schools can return to in-person learning.’...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – October 30, 2020

State & National News Florida schools are slow to spend $693 million in federal coronavirus aid 10/22/2020- ‘State education commissioner Richard Corcoran says they need to start putting in requests for the money. Just 10 percent of it has been...

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