News & Events
National PTA Dissatisfied with House FY2017 Appropriations Bill 7-14-16
This morning, the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee passed a spending bill that would fund programs within the Department of Labor, Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Education for Fiscal Year 2017. National PTA issued this statement on the bill.
National PTA White Paper Reveals Families are Essential to Bridge STEM Gap 7-11-16
National PTA announced today the release of a white paper on the essential role of family engagement in increasing students’ access to opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)—especially among girls and underrepresented youth.
National PTA Adopts Resolution on the Recognition of LGBTQ Individuals as a Protected Class 7-5-16
National PTA, the nation’s oldest and largest child advocacy association, adopted a resolution during its 2016 Annual Convention & Expo in Orlando, Fla. on the Recognition of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer/Questioning (LGBTQ) Individuals as a Protected Class. The resolution calls for federal policies that specifically protect LGBTQ youth and local practices that create and maintain safe, affirming and inclusive learning environments for all students.