Workshop 100: Workshop 101 – President – Spring High, Spring Quick, Action required to hit the target Workshop 102 – Secretary – Spring Into Action – Every Minute Counts Workshop 103 – Reflections – Let Your Imagination Fly Workshop 200: Workshop 201 – Those Blooming Bylaws Workshop 202 – National PTA Programs provide action… Take […]
The Senate HELP (Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions) committee is currently marking up the bipartisan proposed Elementary and Secondary Education Act (also referred to as No Child Left Behind). Senator Michael Bennett of Colorado has introduced an amendment that will strengthen Family Engagement in Education within the Act. PTA is asking members nationwide to partake […]
HB 152 Child Trafficking Action Alert Cases of child trafficking has been reported in all fifty states including Missouri. Studies indicate that this is an ongoing, growing problem that’s under reported and hard to track. Traffickers have become increasingly savvy with luring children into what is virtually modern day slavery. Traffickers may target children via […]
Missouri PTA recognizes that the ways in which schools approach sex education must reflect the world our children live in today. Technology has dramatically altered the way youth communicate and interact with their peers. New forms of electronic communication (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, texting) have created concerns regarding the harmful behaviors youth may engage in […]
Current Missouri law requires a mandatory sentence of life without the eligibility for parole for all offenders convicted of First Degree Murder. Due to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling in, Miller v. Alabama, Missouri no longer has an enforceable sentence for youth under 18 convicted of First Degree Murder. This ruling fell in line with […]
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