Category: Advocacy


NYS Educational Conference Board – 2021-22 Executive Budget Reaction

Please find the final position paper from the NYS ECB on the 2021-22 Executive Budget.

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NYS PTA and NYS PTA Student Honored with Advocacy Awards from National PTA

NYS PTA Receives National PTA Outstanding State PTA Advocacy Award for COVID-19 Pandemic and Racial Justice and Equity Advocacy Efforts New York State PTA Student Wins Outstanding Youth Advocate of the Year Award February 3, 2021 (Albany) – NYS PTA…

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NYS PTA Support of NYSED Assessment Waiver Application

Please see our letter to NYSED regarding NYS PTAs support of waiving the June assessments.

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Pick A Reading Partner (PARP)

The Pick A Reading Partner Program (PARP) is back! This program designed to foster a lifelong love of reading in children. It focuses on encouraging families to read at home with their children for at least 20 minutes per day….

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Legislative Summit and Lobby Day

Join NYS PTA members from across the state on February 27,  2021 for the new virtual Legislative Summit format. Register Today! Why attend? We need YOU to help us advocate! You’ll hear from experts and PTA advocates on issues affecting…

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New Family Engagement Newsletter

NYS PTA is proud to announce our new, monthly family engagement newsletter full of helpful advice on how you can help support and engage parents, families, and communities during these unprecedented times. Inside you’ll find: A phone script to help you reach…

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NYS PTA Continues to Support Parents and Families in Response to COVID-19

December 8, 2020 (Albany) – As we enter month nine of the COVID-19 pandemic, NYS PTA stands ready to support and assist our parents, families, educators, community members, and schools. In April 2020, we launched a new COVID-19 webpage, providing…

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