Texas PTA Legislative News and Events
The actions of legislative bodies can have a profound effect on the education and well-being of children, and Texas PTA serves as the voice for Texas children in many legislative endeavors. Texas PTA supports legislation that improves health, well-being and educational opportunities for every child. Successful implementation of our legislative positions is characterized by people working together to assure wise legislative decisions through knowledge of the process and an understanding of the issues.
Texas PTA Legislative Alerts
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Texas PTA - Advocacy And You
- Advocacy and You Presentation
- Conducting a Meeting with a Legislator
- Legislative Priorities One Pager 2012-2013 Spanish
- Legislative Priorities 2013 Booklet
- Legislative Advocacy Guide
- Texans Working Together for Public Education
- Ways to Participate in the Legislative Process Spanish
- Texas Legislature Online
- Find Your Representative
- Find Your Senator
Texas PTA Bills Watch
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Additional Texas PTA Resources
- Conducting Forums
- Federal Legislation
- Legislative Honor Roll
- Legislative Reports
- Resolutions and Positions
Texas PTA is a noncommercial, nonsectarian-nonpartisan organization that promotes the welfare of children and youth. Texas PTA does not endorse any candidate or political party.
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For more information on how to become a child advocate, organizing a candidate’s forum, or any other legislative committee information, download our Legislative Action Chairman’s Guide.
ASCD The Whole Child - ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
Every Chance, Every Texan - Web site that provides vital information to ensure the success of our children and the economic future of our state. It provides tools and resources that can help members identify potential careers and learn about many options to pay for college, including scholarships, grants and student loans.
Kids’ House - Teaches kids grades 1-8 about Texas Government
Raise Your Hand Texas - Organization that believes children have a right to: a high-quality early childhood education, live where engaged citizens invest in their educational success, an educational environment where
adults are accountable for their achievement, and an education that prepares them for college and career.
Texas Education Agency - The mission of the Texas Education Agency is to provide leadership, guidance and resources to help schools meet the educational needs of all students. PTA members may subscribe to the newsletter to stay updated on the latest Texas education news.