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Call for Nominations – JMTE Editorial Committee

The Journal of Music Teacher Education seeks nominations for four new members of the editorial review committee.  Duties begin July 1, 2020 and continue through June 30, 2026.  Deadline for application materials: February 1, 2020. Click for full...

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Now Seeking Nominations for Division Representatives!

The Society for Music Teacher Education invites nominations for the two Division Representative positions (Southwestern and Southern) that will be turning over July 1, 2020.  The Society values the voices of all individuals and especially...

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SMTE Handbook 2020

Society for Music Teacher Education Handbook (This version based on 2019 revisions. 2015 Version, 2004 Version) SMTE “Constitution” Article I – Name The organization shall be known as the ” “National Association for Music Education Society for...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – January 14, 2020

Legislative Spotlight Education Funding In this new section of our weekly roundup, we will begin to spotlight legislative trends during the 2020 state legislative sessions, discussing recent developments in education policy and commonalities...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – January 3, 2020

National News What the $1.4 trillion budget deal has in store for education 12/19/2019- The $1.4 trillion budget deal approved Thursday by Congress boosts spending on early-childhood education and college access and affordability programs,...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – December 23, 2019

State News MD- Hogan pledges $130M for pre-K expansion, other initiatives 12/13/2019- ‘Maryland would invest $130 million more for pre-K and other education priorities, under a plan announced Friday by Gov. Larry Hogan.’ Idaho public universities...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – December 15, 2019

National News Senate Reaches Bipartisan Agreement to Fund HBCUs 12/4/2019- ‘Funding for the minority-serving institutions had expired during a months-long standoff between Republicans and Democrats.’   State News SC governor wants to give all...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – December 9, 2019

NAfME News Higher Ed Legislation Moves Through Congress Since its inception in 1965, the Higher Education Act (HEA) has authorized federal funding for post-secondary education primarily through financial assistance for students.   State News...

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Music Education Policy Roundup – November 24, 2019

National News House passes short-term spending bill to avert Friday shutdown 11/19/2019- ‘The House passed a short-term spending bill Tuesday that would avert a government shutdown Friday…’   State News 'We will fight': Thousands of Red for Ed...

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