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Michigan PTA Statement Regarding U.S. Secretary of Education Nomination


While Michigan PTA does not endorse or oppose political candidates or nominees, we are committed to being a leading voice in advocacy for all children and families in Michigan, and when appropriate, across our nation.

Since it’s inception, Michigan PTA has been a strong proponent for public education and is committed to assure that every child, in every school, in every community receives a quality, well rounded education.

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Michigan PTA
Wednesday, April 12, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stakeholder Engagement is Critical, Not Optional »
Stakeholder Engagement is Critical, Not Optional
Wednesday, February 1, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPTA Announces New Free Webinar Series »
MPTA Announces New Free Webinar Series Learn More
Tuesday, January 31, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, January 25, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPTA Scholarship Deadline Extended to April 1, 2017 »
2017 Scholarship Application Deadline Has Been Extended To April 1, 2017 The Fran Anderson Michigan PTA Scholarship was...
Thursday, November 5, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Michigan PTA President: Guns Have No Place In Our Schools »
  As reported by mlive :  News › Jonathan Oosting | Michigan Parent Teacher Associatio...

National PTA
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
National PTA News »
January 19, 2017 — National PTA Members to Help Build a School in the Dominican Republic Several members of National...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
PTA Statement on Townville Elementary School Shooting »
ALEXANDRIA, Va., (Sept. 28, 2016) — The following statement can be attributed to National PTA President Laura Bay: “Nat...
Thursday, December 10, 2015
PTA Lauds President Obama’s Signing of Landmark Every Student Succeeds Act »
ALEXANDRIA, VA — Today, President Barack Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act of 2015 into law. This landmar...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
National PTA Board of Directors Adopts Position Statement on Student Data Privacy and Security »
Position calls for the establishment of policies that engage families in student data protection ALEXANDRIA, VA ...
Friday, October 2, 2015
National PTA & Quicken Loans Team Up to Help Families Navigate the Mortgage/Finance Process »
ALEXANDRIA, VA — National PTA® is pleased to announce that Quicken Loans , the nation’s second largest retail mortgage...

Monday, November 30, 2015
Keeping Student Data Private »
    Photo: Ryan Garza/Detroit Free Press Bills aim at keeping student data private  The apps...

Wednesday, December 9, 2015
PTA Family Reading Challenge Winner Julie Spence Recognized by State Board of Education »
    On Tuesday, December 8th, Julie Spence, President of Garfield Elementary PTA in Livonia, was recogni...
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
National PTA Names Highmeadow 'School of Excellence' »
The Highmeadow Common Campus community on Friday celebrated the school’s selection as a National PTA School of Excellence,...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Waukazoo PTA Starts School Year Strong! »
  Waukazoo Elementary in Holland is a very engaged school, where families and staff come together as a team for the...
Monday, December 2, 2013
Detroit Council PTA Hosts Town Hall Meeting with National PTA President Otha Thornton, Jr. »
Every Child in Focus: Serving Families of Children with Special Needs PHOTO, left to right: Mac Saleh (Michigan P...

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
MDE Releases the 2016 School Score Cards; Top to Bottom List; And Reward Schools »
MDE Releases the 2016 School Score Cards; Top to Bottom List; And Reward Schools January 20, 2017 LANSING – Local sc...
Monday, January 4, 2016
2016 Michigan Notable Books »
LANSING – From the iconic Detroit industry murals of Diego Rivera and courtside views of a former Fab Fiver to a rock retr...
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
SBE Adopts Strategic Goals to Make Michigan a Top 10 Education State in 10 Years »
LANSING – The State Board of Education adopted Tuesday seven Strategic Goals to help make Michigan a Top 10 education stat...
Thursday, November 12, 2015
State Board Adopts Improved Science Standards »
LANSING – Michigan students will get a deeper understanding of science and its application in the world around them with n...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
New Coordinating Group Formed to Support Education for Children of Military Families »
LANSING – The Michigan Council on Educational Opportunity for Military Children has begun its work to support over 3,600 c...

Tuesday, October 4, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
MI Department of Education News »
MI Department of Education News
Wednesday, December 9, 2015
Sturgis Principal Named Michigan's Outstanding Practicing Principal »
Mason, MI, December 8, 2015 - With such ambitious aspirations, it comes as no surprise that Nicole Airgood, principal of...
Monday, May 18, 2015
Click It or Ticket Effort Seeks to Boost Seat Belt Use »
Michigan celebrates 15 years of life-saving seat belt law   Lansing, MI – For the first time, federally...
Monday, September 22, 2014
OK2SAY Program Launched »
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 - Michigan PTA Executive Director, Sandra York, joins Attorney General, Bill Schuette, and representati...

Tuesday, August 4, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Comcast Announces Fifth Back-to-School Kick-Off For Internet Essentials »
More Than 2 Million Low-Income Americans, From 500,000 Families, Have Now Crossed the Digital Divide at Home Company Do...

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