News & Events
National PTA Statement on Fern Creek Traditional High School and Albemarle High School Shootings 9-30-14
Statement from National PTA President Otha Thornton on the shootings today at Fern Creek Traditional High School in Louisville, Ky., and Albemarle High School in Albemarle, N.C.
National PTA Reacts to Findings from Second Part of 2014 PDK/Gallup Opinion Poll on the Nation's Public Schools 9-16-14
Today, PDK and Gallup released the results from the second part of the 2014 Poll of the Public’s Attitudes Toward the Public Schools. The findings align with top priorities of National PTA and demonstrate a need for long-term investments in teachers, the importance of ensuring that all children have access to a high quality public education, and the essential role of parents in supporting student success and continuous school improvement.
National PTA Unveils #ShareAwesome Public Awareness Campaign 9-16-14
National PTA® announced today the launch of #ShareAwesome, a national campaign supported by LifeLock, Inc., the industry leader in proactive identity theft protection, to celebrate positive use of digital and social media and to empower families to make smart, safe decisions when using the Internet and mobile devices. With the continued proliferation of the use of technology among children and teens, #ShareAwesome is designed to spotlight and address important issues of online safety and digital citizenship in a fun, positive way. National PTA is kicking off the campaign with the #ShareAwesome contest.