News

Dr. Jacqueline Henninger appointed Board Advisor

SMTE is pleased to announce Dr. Jacqueline Henninger as the first holder of the new Board Advisor position for the 2020-2022 term on the SMTE Executive Board. The Board Advisor office was created in a 2019 revision of the SMTE Bylaws “to provide...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – August 17, 2020

State & National News Rural schools wrestle with infrastructure challenges during reopening 8/12/2020- ‘As the White House faces criticism for a push to return to in-person instruction and a reopening debate splits the nation, some rural...

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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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