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Leadership Transitions for SMTE

SMTE wishes to recognize the volunteers who have rotated out of positions on the Executive Board: Jennifer Stewart Walter, University of North Carolina Greensboro, Southern Division Representative Sean Powell, University of North Texas,...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – June 28, 2020

NAfME News Support full Title IV-A Funding! We hope your state MEA will consider joining NAfME in signing on to aletter to congressional leaders to support full funding for Title IV-A. The flexible block grant enables states and local school...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – June 21, 2020

NAfME News You are invited to attend the NAfME National Rally for Music Education on Thursday, June 25th from 11:00AM-12:30AM EDT. The national rally will be led by the National Association for Music Education’s state and national leadership in...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – June 15, 2020

NAfME News NAfME Statement on Black Lives Matter Racial injustice is real, and ongoing, and increasingly evident as COVID-19 disproportionately affects Black communities, and as we are again seeing videos of Black lives ending. We see it. And we...

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SMTE Statement and Resources

The SMTE Board is deeply troubled by the current events in our country. As the organization within the National Association for Music Education that speaks for teacher education, the Society for Music Teacher Education supports the June 4th...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – June 1, 2020

NAfME News Arts Education Is Essential NAfME joined with 50+ national organizations to come out with a unified statement speaking to the importance of arts education for all students. The statement is meant to be a support for music and arts...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – May 22, 2020

NAfME News Tell Congress to Support Education in the States! NAfME has launched a new campaign to ask that Congress appropriate at least $200 billion specifically for education for states to avoid drastic education budget cuts. Without this...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – May 15, 2020

NAfME News Tell Congress to Support Education in the States! NAfME has launched a new campaign to ask that Congress appropriate at least $200 billion specifically for education for states to avoid drastic education budget cuts. Without this...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – May 13, 2020

NAfME News Guidance for Classes Returning Released in NV, MD and MO Recently, the states of Maryland, Nevada and Missouri published re-opening and re-entry guidance for schools in their respective states. The Nevada Department of Education released...

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