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New Music Ed Policy Roundtable Issues Response to SOTU Address

February 27, 2013

The Music Education Policy Roundtable – an association formed last June that counts among its members NAfME, ACDA, Chorus America, NAMM, Quadrant Arts Education Research, and a host of other music education advocacy and trade groups – has released a response to President Obama’s Recent State of the Union Address,

Quadrant Arts Education Research Joins Music Education Policy Roundtable

January 21, 2013

National Association for Music Education recently welcomed Quadrant Arts Education Research as an official member of The Music Education Policy Roundtable.

Change for#149; Music Education?

January 23, 2009

“Everybody had access to Music, and everybody had access to Art. And the reason is because people understood, even though they hadn’t done the scientific research back then, that children who learn music do better in math. Kids’ whose imaginations are sparked by the Arts are more engaged in school… so these things aren’t extras, […]

Dear Mr. President

The Honorable Barack ObamaPresident of the United States of America1600 Pennsylvania AvenueWashington, D.C. Dear President Obama, How’s it going? Have you found all the light switches in your new digs? Is it hard to sneak into the kitchen for a midnight snack with all the Secret Service folks around? How about that dog for the […]

Testing and Gas Prices and Wall Street…Oh My!

November 18, 2008

Eight years ago, I wrote an article called “The Perfect Storm” about the impact of the dot.com collapse in the stock market and the pending implementation of NCLB. Five years ago, I revisited this article with the second installment, entitled “The View from the Eye of the Perfect Storm,” where I further delved into the […]

Tools of the Trade

September 16, 2008

Time to get ready for the new school year, which means planning your programs, selecting your music, getting your lesson plans arranged, reviewing your student roster and vocal range and… planning your advocacy activities! What, you didn’t think about that last one? I thought so! No time to focus on advocacy? Well if you do […]

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