News of Interest

Nevada PTA Receives The National PTA MP3-Male Participation Award

  Nevada Sees Spike in Male Involvement Nevada PTA receives national honor for male outreach efforts   ALEXANDRIA, VA. (July 25, 2012) – If Nevada families see more men around this coming school year, it may be because of the strong focus of Nevada PTA to engage men in their child’s education. The effort began during the 2011-2012 school year and resulted in Nevada PTA receiving the National PTA MP3-Male

 New Membership Cards for 2012-13

Membership Cards “NEW” PTA Membership Card for 2012-2103 The “NEW” PTA Membership Card will: Be printed on upgraded paper stock which will allow handwriting and ease of printing with most basic home printers; Be produced as four (4) cards per 8.5 x 11 sheet; Include fields for member name, local PTA unit name, membership year, and local unit ID number; Include both the National PTA Logo and the State PTA

Outreach, retention boosts graduation numbers

  Rising graduation rates tell story of improving district LAS VEGAS – School Board Trustee Lorraine Alderman and Superintendent Dwight D. Jones joined students and educators to announce that the District anticipates nearly 15,000 high school graduates, which represents an approximately 65 percent graduation rate, about 13 percentage points higher than the number of students who were on track to graduate at the beginning of the school year.  The District

PTA Radio

Closing Schools, Closing PTAs With inadequate education funding and education budgets being sliced more and more every year across the country, communities are dealing with a growing number of school closures. The question from our listenership is: how do PTAs handle these controversial situations? To help answer this question and more, we speak to Janet Meyerson of the NYS PTA. She is the vice president of field support and region