Get Ready for Teacher Appreciation Week!
National PTA’s Teacher Appreciation Week
is May 8-12 and we can’t wait to celebrate the incredible teachers who deliver their best to children every day!
Earth Day is almost here, so gather up all those plastic bottle tops! Plastic caps come in all sorts of sizes and vibrant colors—which makes them PERFECT for craft projects. Plus, by re-using these caps, this fun craft becomes an instant recycling project, too. Read now
Many frustrated students lament, “Why do I need to learn math?” The truth is, arming your child with solid all-around mathematical knowledge gives them significant advantages as they navigate their way through school, college placement tests … and life. Read now
It’s no secret that science, technology, engineering and math are the fields of the future. Unfortunately, by 2018, over 2.4 million jobs could remain unfulfilled in the U.S. Women and minority groups are particularly underrepresented in STEM fields. But National PTA has a plan to fix all of that. Read now
What You Should Know About School-Based Law Enforcement Officers
Often parents and caretakers are unware that there are school-based police officers or “School Resource Officers (SROs)” among the school staff involved in their children’s education and discipline. Many parents may not know the scope of officers’ authority, and officers are not aware of what parents have been told about law enforcement’s role in the school. This causes anxiety, confusion, and at times produces significant problems that are hard to resolve and cast a shadow over school climate.
Plan Now for September: Attendance Awareness Month
Does your school want to start an attendance push next year, or improve your current effort?
Working with over 60 national partners, Attendance Works has launched plans for Attendance Awareness Month 2017 with a webinar
and the release of the Count Us In!
2017 toolkit, an essential guide to the templates, tools and strategies for making the most of activities this September.
Calling All PTA Parents: Share Your Story!
Do you have a great recipe, fun family craft, tip or “life-hack” you want share with other parents? We’d love to hear from you! Share your story with us by emailing OurChildrenMagazine@PTA.org or by using #PTAOurChildren on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram.
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