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February/March 2023

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CALENDAR February / March 2023 March Is Music in Our Schools Month Get involved and help promote the importance of school music pro- grams! The National Association for Music in Education offers lessons for multiple grade levels that are free to teachers to use and share at Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. In 2020-21, the number of public school students who received special education ser- vices was 7.2 million, or 15 percent of all public school students. With the right supports, these students can be included in and contribute to all areas of school and community life. Read CTA's stance on education for those with developmental disabilities at special-education. Artwork: National Assn. of Councils on Developmental Disabilities. The 2023 theme for International Women's Day on March 8 is #EmbraceEquity. Equity means creating a fair and equal world. Each one of us can actively support and embrace equity within our own sphere of influence. We can all challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias and seek out inclusion. Encourage and rally friends, family, colleagues and community to embrace equity and work collectively to impact positive change. To get involved and find ideas for action, go to March is also National Women's History Month; this year, the theme is "Celebrating women who tell our stories." This includes women, past and present, who have been active in all forms of media and storytelling — writers, songwriters, scholars, playwrights, performers and more. Use the month to teach students about significant women's voices who have expanded our understanding and strengthened our connections with each other. Visit for more. Celebrate Women! 8 In the Know

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