Category: Archive


Education Commissioner Elia to resign

Commissioner Elia shares her thanks for serving New York’s students, parents and educators over the past four years.

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National PTA Urges Immediate Action to Address the Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

The membership of National PTA expects immediate action to address the humanitarian crisis at our nation’s border. It is urgent that a bipartisan border aid package is enacted into law before the holiday break.

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Support Erin’s Law

NYS PTA supports A2577b/S4070, otherwise known as Erin’s law, which would require instruction on the prevention of child sexual exploitation and abuse for children in grades K-8.

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Memorandum of OPPOSITION

NYS PTA opposes A.706-A/S.5472-A, which allows home-schooled students to participate in district interscholastic sports

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NYS PTA strongly opposes the legalization of marijuana for recreational use, and opposes legislation that was recently amended in the Senate and Assembly

The legalization and commercialization of recreational marijuana creates a serious public and child health threat. NYS PTA urges you to heed the recommendations from leading medical and public health organizations, school groups, and the law enforcement community and NOT legalize recreational marijuana.

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Teachers Are Out of This World!

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 6/15!
Tell us why your teacher is out of this world! Your teacher could win $100!

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Congratulations to our National PTA Reflections Winners!

Congratulations to New York’s eight winners: five Award of Excellence winners and three Award of Merit winners.

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NYS PTA President’s Take on Change

“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

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NYS PTA Vice President Susanne Smoller passes into the eternal light; we will celebrate her life

NYS PTA announces the death of Vice President Susanne Smoller, a tireless advocate and warrior for children.

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NYS PTA Disappointed with Questar’s Computer Based Testing Program

NYS PTA is highly disappointed with the recent announcement that the computer based testing system of New York’s testing vendor, Questar Assessment, has failed again.

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