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.Read More
NYS PTA opposes A.706-A/S.5472-A, which allows home-schooled students to participate in district interscholastic sportsRead More
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.Read More
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Congratulations to New York’s eight winners: five Award of Excellence winners and three Award of Merit winners.Read More
“The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”Read More
NYS PTA announces the death of Vice President Susanne Smoller, a tireless advocate and warrior for children.Read More
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.Read More
We urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature to approach the issue of marijuana legalization with serious forethought, to heed the recommendations from leading medical organizations, and perform a thorough analysis of scrutinized data from other states that have legalized recreational marijuana use.Read More