National PTA Praises Administration’s Commitment to the Success of Every Child in State of the Union
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 20, 2015) — The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Otha Thornton: “This evening, President Barack Obama delivered the annual State of the Union address, calling on Congress to pass legislation that fulfills the promise of equity and opportunity for every child. National PTA applauds President Obama’s support of […]
COLUMBIA, MO – Missouri PTA is pleased to announced that two units in our state were chosen by National PTA from more than 230 applicants to receive a grant as part of National PTA’s take your family to school week. Bowerman Elementary PTA, in Springfield, Missouri was awarded a $1,000 grant and a Take Your […]
National PTA Applauds Administration’s Call for Reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 12, 2015) — The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Otha Thornton: “This morning, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan called for comprehensive reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act to ensure the law protects the rights of all students and prepares every child for long-term success. Today […]
Good Afternooon PTA Leaders! I hope that you all had a wonderful holiday break and are looking forward to a fabulous ’15! As you head into the next few weeks, I want to challenge the way you think of membership during the second semester. Yes, I’m going to remind you to send in your dues. […]
Education SB 1, sponsor David Pearce (district 21) and SB 49, sponsor Scott Sifton (district 1) both addresses a variety of issues including: allowing school district to sponsor charter schools; changes the definition of the graduation rate by tying it to the annual performance report required by the Missouri school improvement program (MSIP); allows the […]
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