The National Association for Music Education Proudly Announces the New National Core Music Standards

Crossett Brook Middle School Band

New national music education standards are announced starting this year. This is on our mind as the WWSU teachers will be working together starting next week to re-vamp out K-12 music curriculum.

Read the standards and explore them here.

RESTON, VA (August 27, 2014)—The National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is pleased to announce the release of the New National Core Music Standards, which will ensure students receive quality music education. These new standards replace the original standards released 20 years ago.

“Standards exist to identify the learning we want for all students, and to drive improvement in the system of education,” said Mike Blakeslee, NAfME Deputy Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer. “All of America’s students deserve a full and balanced education to equip them for the years to come. And we honestly believe that music is an essential part of that.”

Hundreds of educators contributed to writing…

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