Category: Archive


National PTA and Florida PTA Statement on Anniversary of the Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

Feb. 14, 2019 marks the anniversary of the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. The anniversary is an important time to reflect on the efforts of student activists and other advocates over the past year to push for solutions to eliminate gun violence and keep our children safe.

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Governor Cuomo Announces Nominations and Applications Now Open for Third Round of Empire State Excellence in Teaching Award

Governor Cuomo announced that nominations and applications for the third round of the Empire State Excellence in Teaching program are now open.

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NYS PTA Testifies Before Joint Budget Hearing

Executive Director Kyle Belokopitsky delivers testimony to state legislators on how the Executive Budget impacts children and families statewide.

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NYS PTA President’s Take on Balance

What if you had a few moments to make a difference volunteering with PTA, what would you advocate for?

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NYS PTA’s Preliminary State Budget Analysis

NYS PTA analyzes the 2019-20 preliminary Executive Budget from Governor Cuomo.

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New York’s PTA Connected Grant Winners

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National PTA recently announced the names of New York’s 17 PTA recipients of the two PTA Connected opportunities.

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National PTA’s Response to Federal School Safety Commission Report

After eight months of public input, commission meetings and field visits across the county, the Federal School Safety Commission released its report on ways to keep students safe at school.

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Educational Conference Board calls for $2.2 billion state aid increase for 2019-20

New York’s major statewide education organizations released a report today calling for a $2.2 billion state aid increase for 2019-20.

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National PTA and Alaska PTA Supports Disaster Relief Funding for Families and Schools Impacted by Earthquake

A vehicle lies stranded on a collapsed roadway near the airport after an earthquake in Anchorage, Alaska, U.S. November 30, 2018

National PTA President Jim Accomando and Alaska PTA President Candy Jo Bracken issued a statement regarding the 11/30 earthquake.

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NYS PTA Lays Out Priorities for 2019 Legislative Session

NYS PTA President Lorey Zaman and Executive Director Kyle Belokopitsky discuss funding and other advocacy priorities for New York’s upcoming legislative session.

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