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Music Education Policy Roundup – April 22, 2020

NAfME News Survey Deadline Extended! Due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the deadline to fill out the 2020 survey for Title IV-A usage in your state has been extended until May 1. This information is critical for NAfME and the NAMM Foundation, so please...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – March 30, 2020

NAfME News National Assembly 2020 Update NAfME is continuing to monitor the health updates, guidance and travel information provided by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC),  World Health Organization (WHO) and the DC Health...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – March 22, 2020

NAfME News Please Complete the Title IV-A Funding Use for Music and the Arts Survey Every year, we poll members to find out where Title IV-A dollars are being spent in our schools. This information is critical to our advocacy efforts to secure...

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General Resources on Teacher Evaluation

  While all Race to the Top (RTTT) states must comply with the requirement of a four-level, rated teacher evaluation system, choice is allowed when determining numbers of observations, observable domains, specific measures for student...

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CDSJ ASPA Concrete Action Item List for NAfME

Dear CDSJ ASPA, As you may know, we recently partnered with NAfME's leadership and staff for a workgroup meeting at the NAfME National Research and Teacher Education Conference in Atlanta. Denese Odegaard, Kathy Sanz, Glenn Nierman, Mike Blakeslee...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – March 14, 2020

NAfME News Please Complete the Title IV-A Funding Use for Music and the Arts Survey Every year, we poll members to find out where Title IV-A dollars are being spent in our schools. This information is critical to our advocacy efforts to secure...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – March 2, 2020

NAfME News New NAfME Advocacy Blog: Elimination of Well-Rounded Programs Featured in President’s Budget 2/24/2020- ‘The Trump Administration released its budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. Unfortunately, the budget recommends the elimination of all...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – February 24, 2020

NAfME News Music In Our Schools Month® Resolutions As you all know, Music In Our Schools Month ® is quickly coming up in March, and one of the best ways to raise awareness of music education and begin to garner support amongst elected officials is...

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Call for Photos for SMTE Website

The SMTE website is being redone! We have entered into a process of redesigning the form and functionality of our organization’s website. The developers are currently on a search for media to use in the site. If you have great pictures from any of...

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