March is Music in Our Schools Month

Its Music in Our Schools Month and it is up to us to advocate for keeping music education a part of every school’s curriculum, despite existing and threatening anew budget cuts.  The National Association for Music Education offers several ways  to learn more on how to get involved.

Music programs nationwide are in danger. State and local legislators are attempting to make up for funding shortfalls in this difficult economy by cutting education budgets, which can place school music at risk. Advocacy takes place on many fronts, and advocates for music education need to learn to speak to different audiences, each of whom has a key contribution to make. Music In Our Schools Month – March 2013 – is a perfect time to get involved and do your part to ensure that America’s students have access to a comprehensive, sequential music education taught by exemplary music educators!…

 

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