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October 2015 Webinar – Growing Your Fundraising Efforts

A Look at a Few Large Scale Successes AMP Webinar Guests include: PJ Littleton, VP of Fundraising at Franklin High School, Franklin, TN David Aydelott, Director of Bands, Franklin High School, Franklin, TN Ian Barrett, President-Elect, Ravenwood High School Band Boosters, Brentwood, TN This webinar took a look at a few large scale fundraising successes … Continue reading October 2015 Webinar – Growing Your Fundraising Efforts

Legal Risk, Would Your Booster Organization Be Protected?

By Barry E. Morgan, Esq. You, as booster president, have been served; the document is very official with pages of legal jargon, John Doe, Plaintiff vs. Happy Valley High School Band Boosters, Defendant. What next? Will the school district provide a lawyer and pay any judgment? Can we as officers of the organization be held … Continue reading Legal Risk, Would Your Booster Organization Be Protected?

Policy ALERT: New ESEA Draft Retains Core Academic Subjects, Adds Music

Last week, we received game changing news from NAfME and the Music Education Policy Roundtable. The new bipartisan Senate ESEA proposal, “Every Child Achieves Act of 2015,” would retain the core academic subject section from No Child Left Behind (including “arts”), and, additionally, would add “music,” as a specifically enumerated core academic subject.