This legislative season has been filled with a lot of activity and sometimes it can be difficult to keep up. We want to help highlight some key areas of importance. With the state legislation session quickly coming to a close, we want to highlight some bills that could use your advocacy in keeping with the […]
Take Action Florida Senate Bill 376 Regarding Charter Schools – March 4 update.
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 […]
This group of documents provides information related to Florida education legislation. This information can be used to support your views when contacting your legislators.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Florida House of Representatives – HB 67 – Public School Recess
National PTA urges its members at all levels to monitor, support, and advocate for laws and programs in the following areas: child safety, juvenile justice, gun safety, violence prevention, and, mental health programs and services.