Category: Archive


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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National PTA and California PTA Supports California PTAs with Disaster Relief Funding for Families and Schools Impacted by Camp Fire

flag flying over CA town affected by wildfires

National PTA is deeply concerned for everyone devastated by the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history. The safety of all families, schools and communities affected by the aftermath of the wildfires is very important to us.

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Garner the Past, Change Today, Embrace Tomorrow

Newly elected NYS PTA president at podium

Newly-elected NYS PTA President Lorey Zaman shares her vision in her acceptance address to Convention delegates.

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2018-2019 National PTA STEM + Families Grant Recipients

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Nine PTAs in New York received 2018-2019 National PTA STEM + Families Grants!

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Testimony to the NYS Assembly Education Committee-Mental Health/Physical Education

Kyle Belokopitsky Gives Testimony to Assembly

NYS PTA Executive Director Kyle McCauley Belokopitsky testifies before the NYS Assembly Education Committee-Mental Health/Physical Education about the current state of health, mental health, and physical education programs, services, and instruction in our school on October 23, 2018.

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From Leading the Way to Leaving a Legacy

Our members are the real gears in the NYS PTA machine. Simply put, you make us go. So, let’s go!

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Bronx International Community High School Teacher Named 2019 Teacher of the Year

NYS PTA Congratulates the 2019 New York State Teacher of the Year, Alhassan Susso.

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NYSED Memo Prohibiting Federal Funds to be Used for Firearms

The NYS Education Department will not allow local educational agencies to use Title IV, Part A funds – or any other federal or state funds – for the purposes of purchasing, storing, or training school staff in the use of firearms under any  circumstances.

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