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2015 Policy Agenda

Each year National PTA publishes a public policy agenda that outlines policy priorities and recommendations for Congress. From universal kindergarten to a juvenile justice system—National PTA® advocates have been at the heart of our nation’s greatest advances for youth.

Advocacy Now

See how National PTA advocates for your child and family. We speak up for family engagement language in education; safe, healthy and technologically advanced schools; and equal opportunity for all children, regardless of their socioeconomic background.

Legislative Committee

The Legislative Committee guides the legislative and advocacy activities of National PTA. They work closely with the Government Affairs staff to develop the National PTA Public Policy Agenda and guide the advocacy activities of the organization.

Advocacy Awards

National PTA is pleased to announce the recipeints of our 2015 Advocacy Award.


Sequestration 101

Find out more about the across-the-board federal cuts and what you can do to help.


Unaccompanied Children in the U.S.

Find out more about the recent increase in the number of children arriving unaccompanied to the United States and what PTAs can do to welcome and support these children and their families and sponsors.