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Music Education Policy Roundtable Calls on Candidates

AMP is proud to be one of twenty-eight member organizations, under the umbrella of the Music Education Policy Roundtable, who have come together to call on politicians to confirm their support for quality classroom music education for all U.S. students. Founded in 2012 by the National Association for Music Education (NAfME) and the American String … Continue reading Music Education Policy Roundtable Calls on Candidates

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It happened.  Every single school board member is a music parent complete with razor sharp talon-like opinions clawing at everyone who threatens their babies.  Every administrator is a former band, orchestra, or choir director that sits in their rotating leather chairs with a look of sweet satisfaction on their face while gently placing their fingertips … Continue reading Run Run Run

By Eliminating the Arts, We Are Undermining Our Founders’ Vision of America

Today’s guest post comes to us from Huffington Post contributor Nicholas Ferroni.

…All the founders, even Washington who was not as formally educated as the others, had love, respect and passion for philosophy, art and music, three subjects that are the basis for all humanities courses.

Turnaround Arts Initiative

There was a headline or two last week that you may have missed: something about celebrities like Sarah Jessica Parker and Alfre Woodard helping school kids.

“That’s nice,” you may have said to yourself as you scanned the headlines. But what you may not have realized is that this initiative could be the start of something BIG for arts education in America.