Category: Archive


National PTA and Texas PTA Statement on Shooting at Santa Fe High School

This is the second shooting at a high school in the past week and the second mass shooting at a school this year. We are way beyond ‘enough is enough.’ More must be done immediately to keep our children safe.

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National PTA Statement on Shooting at Forest High School

One person was injured and a suspect is in custody after a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida. This is the second school shooting in Florida this year. Today also marks the 19th anniversary of the horrific shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado.

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NYS PTA on the 3-8 English Language Arts Assessments

NYS PTA is in the process of reviewing many reports of issues with Wednesday and Thursday’s  3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) Assessments.

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Thank You!

A big THANK YOU to everyone who joined PTA during our Phone-a-thon!

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Preliminary Analysis of the Education, Labor and Family Assistance Budget Bill (aka the Education Policy Bill)

Read a preliminary analysis of the Education, Labor and Family Assistance (ELFA) budget bill (the education policy bill). Please note, this is a very bare bones ELFA, so we may see other policy language to be included in bills yet to be finalized.

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President Signs FY18 Omnibus Appropriations Bill

On Friday, March 23, the President signed the FY18 omnibus into law.

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National PTA Statement on Shooting at Great Mills High School

It is urgent that we work together to enact bipartisan policy solutions and make meaningful changes to keep our children safe. Every student deserves to learn and grow in a safe environment. And no parent should fear for the safety of their child every time they leave home for school.

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NYS PTA Supports a Parent’s Right to Make Educational Decisions for Their Children

NYS PTA reaffirms our support for a parent’s right to make educational decisions for their children.

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Two Middle Schools in NY to Receive 2018 National PTA STEM + Families Tech Grants

National PTA and Microsoft partnered to empower families to support student success and fill a critical gap in STEM education with 2018 National PTA STEM + Families Tech Grants.

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National PTA Statement on Shooting at Huffman High School

National PTA is deeply saddened to hear of the shooting yesterday at Huffman High School in Birmingham, AL.

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