Category: News


NYS PTA Sees Some Positives in the Executive Budget, Great Concern About School Aid

While the Executive Budget proposal contains positive elements, we are seriously concerned about the Executive’s school aid proposal.

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NYS PTA on the State of the State, Now Awaiting Executive Budget

Governor Andrew Cuomo gave his annual State of the State presentation on Wednesday, January 3 in Albany.  NYS PTA is optimistic with the Governor’s comments and policy book.

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NYS PTA on Today’s Graduation Requirement Change

We are highly pleased that the State Education Department has recognized that we need more and different pathways to graduations and success for our students.

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New Poll Reveals How Young Children Are Using Social Media and Messaging Apps

Yesterday, National PTA released the results of a national poll exploring the use of social media and messaging apps among young children.

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Educational Conference Board calls for $2 billion state aid increase for 2018-19

New York’s major statewide education organizations today released a new report that identifies the need for a $1.5 billion state aid increase to continue current services in 2018-19.

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PTAs and Schools in NY Awarded Grants to Engage Families in STEM Education

National PTA is pleased to award over $97,000 in grants this fall to PTAs and schools across the country to engage families in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

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Highlights from Reflections Art Roadshow

NYS PTA Reflections Art Roadshow was held on Saturday, October 21 at the State Education Department Building.

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NYS PTA 121st Annual New York State PTA Convention

Nearly 400 NYS PTA delegates, members, exhibitors and education colleagues attended the New York State PTA’s 121st Annual Convention on November 3 – November 5, 2017 in Niagara Falls.

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Leadership Webinar Series

Upcoming Webinar: October 25: Fiscal Fitness for Units: A Guide for Treasurers from 7:30-8:30 p.m.

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NYS PTA Gives Testimony on School Infrastructure and Facilities

NYS PTA’s Executive Director Gives Testimony on School Infrastructure and Facilities.

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