National PTA Commends Bi-Partisan Family Engagement Legislation
July 11, 2013 18:28 ET | National PTA
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwired - Jul 11, 2013) - Today, the Family Engagement in Education Act of 2013 was introduced in the House and the Senate as a means to empower parents, improve capacity for...
National PTA(R) Announces Awards Recipients at Annual Convention
June 22, 2013 16:30 ET | National PTA
CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - Jun 22, 2013) - National PTA today announced the recipients of several of its awards programs during its annual convention. Winners of the Phoebe Apperson Hearst...
Juvenile Justice System Leaders and Families Agree on a Family-Driven Approach to Juvenile Justice WASHINGTON, May 6, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today the Campaign for Youth Justice (CFYJ), an advocacy organization dedicated to ending the practice of trying, sentencing, and incarcerating youth under...
Five Schools Honored Nationally for Excellence in Family Engagement
April 04, 2012 13:12 ET | National PTA
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - Apr 4, 2012) - When families are engaged, students succeed. That's why National PTA is recognizing five schools with the Phoebe Apperson Hearst Family-School...
National PTA Statement on President Obama's 2012 Budget Proposal
February 15, 2011 12:02 ET | National PTA
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - February 15, 2011) - National PTA®, the nation's largest and oldest volunteer child advocacy association, issued the following statement on President Obama's 2012...
National PTA, Harvard Family Research Project Release Issue Brief on Transforming Family Engagement Through Data Systems
January 11, 2011 11:45 ET | National PTA
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - January 11, 2011) - Today, the National PTA® and Harvard Family Research Project (HFRP) released an issue brief titled Breaking New Ground: Data Systems Transform...
Tackling America's Dropout Crisis: What Parents Need to Know
December 08, 2010 10:15 ET | National PTA
ALEXANDRIA, VA--(Marketwire - December 8, 2010) - Every nine seconds, a student in America drops out of school, according to the National Center on Secondary Education and Transition. This is an...
PTA Announces 2010 Phoebe Apperson Hearst Family-School Partnership Awardees
April 28, 2010 15:41 ET | National PTA
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - April 28, 2010) -  National PTA is pleased to recognize seven schools with its Phoebe Apperson Hearst Family-School Partnership Awards. The awards recognize PTA...
National PTA, DLA Piper Distribute Groundbreaking Guide on State Laws on Family Engagement
December 09, 2009 10:30 ET | National PTA
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - December 9, 2009) - National PTA and DLA Piper LLP, an international law firm, recently released a guide that will help families, policymakers and child advocates develop...