This group of links provides a wide range of information related to national and Florida education and youth legislation. This information can be used to keep up with the rapidly changing legislation. Please keep informed and present your views to your legislators. Link to: The Legislative Priorities Brochure http://floridapta.org/advocacy/legislation/advocacy-tool-kit?task=document.viewdoc&id=2431 Stepping Up: Florida’s Top Juvenile Civil Citation Efforts 2016 http://floridapta.org/component/edocman/?task=document.viewdoc&id=2424&Itemid=0 FSBA
Florida PTA would like to commend Governor Rick Scott for his foresight in requesting significant increases to education funding for the 2017-2018 fiscal year.
We are less than a week away from the start of the Legislative Session. The following is a synopsis of what happened in Tallahassee last week: HB78- Recess Bill – the bill passed unanimously through the Senate Education Committee. The next committee of reference is the Appropriations Subcommittee on Pre-K-12 Education. Florida PTA participated in a press conference along with
March 1, 2017 The Duval County Council PTA would like to thank Dr. Nikolai Vitti for keeping PTA membership informed by addressing member questions. Dr. Vitti will answers question at the next DCCPTA general meeting March 28 @ 9:30 am at the school board building. Information about the Midyear assessment results. Click Here for a recent presentation regarding student achievement
Florida PTA Requests That Governor Vetoes Bill 7069 http://campaign.r20.constantcontact.com/render?m=1104540460460&ca=7e6ae0d9-eabd-43c8-a2a7-4dcc9aedb45c/ https://dccpta.org/2017/05/08/florida-pta-opposes-conformation-of-bill-7069/ https://dccpta.org/2017/04/29/pta-members-take-action-now-april-27/ https://dccpta.org/2017/04/29/vitti-email-do-not-accept-house-bill-hb-5105/ Please contact you state legislators on the Schools of Hope bill this week, from “Fund Education Now”. This email gives you important talking points . Urge House & Senate to oppose “Schools of Hope/High Impact Charter Networks” 4-26-17 Duval County Public School Legislative Link Please explore
Florida PTA has an amazing legacy of advocacy. This year’s “LegCon” attendees will celebrate the dedication of thousands of child advocates across Florida whose efforts work to make every child’s potential a reality. The 2017 Florida PTA LegCon will feature workshops on key education issues facing the Legislature, with discussions and trainings on how PTA advocates can shape public policy at home