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Notes from the Backpack Podcast

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) PTA Resources


Resources, tools and information to support our families and teachers who are navigating working, teaching and learning at home.

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Notes From the Backpack Podcast


Notes from the Backpack is a PTA podcast designed for parents and the decisionmakers they influence.

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Our Children Magazine


Our Children Magazine was created for the parent who’s looking for the best info to help their child excel at school and in life.

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Center for Family Engagement


Transformative family engagement is a shared effort to empower every parent to make their child’s potential a reality.

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Parents' Guide to Student Success


The guides provide clear, consistent expectations for what students should be learning at each grade level in order to be prepared for college and career.

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Family Guides


These guides can help parents and caretakers find valuable tips for helping their child succeed in key learning areas.

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College and Career Readiness


All students should graduate from high school ready for college, careers and life, prepared to pursue the future of their choosing.

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Assessments and Standards


Find out how states have renewed their efforts to give each child a quality education by evaluation and overhauling their state education standards.

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It’s simple—healthy kids learn better. Get the resources you need to make your school community a healthy one.

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Every child deserves to have a safe environment in which to thrive and learn. See how you can help.

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Special Education Toolkit

This toolkit educates families of children with special needs on how to get the best special education, services and resources available to them.

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Summer Learning


Learn about vital summer learning opportunities that can help children have fun and meaningful learning experiences that prepare them for the next grade.

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