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PROP. 15: CALIFORNIA SCHOOLS AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES FUNDING ACT

0 Comments September 18, 2020

California State PTA supports Proposition 15, the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act. This initiative will change how commercial and industrial property is taxed and will increase funding for K-12 public schools, community colleges and local governments by requiring that commercial and industrial real property be taxed based on current market value. It protects all […]

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0 Comments August 19, 2020

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AMID DUAL PUBLIC HEALTH CRISES OF COVID-19 AND RACIAL INEQUITY, CALIFORNIA STATE PTA ADOPTS RESOLUTION TO SUPPORT PREVENTION OF CHRONIC DISEASE AND INJURY

0 Comments June 22, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 19, 2020 – During California State PTA’s Statewide Association Meeting from June 9-11, delegates from across the state voted to adopt a timely resolution making a commitment to advocate for increased funding for and education about chronic disease and injury prevention. While high-quality healthcare is essential for all Californians, COVID-19 has revealed the consequences […]

BULLYING PREVENTION STARTS WITH ADULTS

0 Comments February 19, 2020

From The Pulse, December 2019 Issue, California State PTA Kids may not always recognize teasing as bullying – especially when it happens online – and some may be too embarrassed or ashamed to talk to their parents about it. That’s why it’s important to talk about online and digital behavior before your child starts interacting […]

Tim Shriver, The Case for Social and Emotional Learning

0 Comments October 19, 2019

EdSource Today, October 19, 2019 This week, we have a conversation with Tim Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics and co-founder of CASEL, the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning. Shriver shares what social and emotional learning looks like in a classroom and why he believes educators must be taught these practices. Shriver will be the […]

Teachers in California, Michigan Spend the Most to Stock Their Classrooms

0 Comments September 2, 2019

Educators spend an average of more than $450 on supplies for their classrooms, according to a new study. By Andrew Soergel, Senior Reporter, U.S. News Aug. 26, 2019, at 3:03 p.m. WITH BACK-TO-SCHOOL season in full swing, a new report suggests teachers will be shelling out hundreds of dollars on classroom supplies that they will need during […]

Summer Food Service Program: LAUSD Offers Free and Reduced-Price Meals

0 Comments June 26, 2019

Published Jun 10, 2019 at 6:46 AM | Updated at 7:46 AM PDT on Jun 10, 2019 by NBC 4 The Los Angeles Unified School District will continue its Summer Food Service Program, providing free and nutritional meals to anyone between the ages of 1 and 18 years old without requiring them to participate in […]

SUICIDE PREVENTION

0 Comments May 18, 2019

KNOW THE SIGNS According to 2014 data, suicide is the second leading cause of death among U.S. teens. People who are suicidal often do or say things that are signals they may be thinking about committing suicide. The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) shares common warning signs to watch for: Threats or comments about […]

Quick Facts on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults

0 Comments March 24, 2019

Spanish –What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults? The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.1 E-cigarettes can contain other harmful substances besides […]