This powerpoint is used to present when music is not being respected. The presentation can take about 15 minutes. It's geared to elementary teachers, but the resources could be used in other settings.
It has direct links to music assessments (yes, we assess learning in music!)
It has a link to music standards (yes, we teach to music standards!)
It has a summary of what ESSA says about music
It has video links to show how important music is.
It ends with a power statement of how a music teacher can say "no" when asked if a child could be pulled from music class.
After presenting this in staff meeting, other teachers respected music.