Legislative Victories for Children and Families

This year, California State PTA took positions on more than 120 bills in the California Legislature, of which 34 were signed and approved – a huge win for all children and families. Each year, California State PTA takes positions on legislation that relates to education, health and welfare of children’s lives, as well as legislation … Read more

ACTION NEEDED: Tell Your Legislator to Protect $850 Million for Children’s Education

Contact your state Senator and Assemblymember today and ask them to rescind “pre-approved cuts” to our children’s education funding over the next three years. A part of recently passed AB99 (the education budget trailer bill) potentially cuts the Prop. 98 school funding minimum guarantee for K-12 public schools over the next three years. The reason? … Read more

Objections to Disclosure of Student Records

BURBANK PARENTS: The California Department of Education (“CDE”) is currently engaged in litigation with two non-profit associations comprised of parents and guardians of children with disabilities. The plaintiffs in that litigation have requested numerous documents, as well as student data collected and stored by CDE, which may include personally identifiable student information. To comply with … Read more