During its annual Take Your Family to School Week initiative, the National PTA is promoting the importance of family-engagement efforts to support student success.
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February 17, 2015
January 29, 2015
The Oklahoma PTA is urging parents to refuse to allow their children to take the state's writing assessments in February.
September 10, 2014
The PTA should take an active role in forcing a debate around education in 2016, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told parents and teachers in Nashville, Tenn.
July 16, 2014
The Florida Education Association says it plans to take legal action over a new law expanding the state's tax-credit scholarship program.
June 21, 2013
The National PTA is joining forces with the NFL to promote health and fitness in school children this fall with "Back to Sports Nights," it was announced today as part of the parent-teacher organization's annual convention.
September 19, 2012
National PTA President Betsy Landers says lack of funding for education is the #1 school concern of parents today.
August 07, 2012
Parents can join the conversation on Twitter during a Friday, August 10 White House meeting with Parent Teacher Association leaders about challenges facing our nation's schools and communities. To participate, use the hashtag #WHPTA.
May 17, 2012
The New York State PTA president testifies before a Congressional subcommittee that public school choice is a good thing, but it should not be viewed as an engagement strategy.
March 07, 2012
As parents from across the U.S. meet today to talk about legislative change, their two-day conference in Arlington, VA will be kicked off by a keynote from U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. For what it calls "'grasstop" leaders, the PTA will provide an in-depth look at the latest National PT...
March 09, 2011
We will not drive improvement by intensifying the climate of fear that already plagues these schools. These schools already spend far too much time focused on test preparation, sacrificing the aspects of school most likely to engage and enliven their students.