2017 Policy Agenda

Each year National PTA publishes a public policy agenda that outlines policy priorities and recommendations for Congress. From universal kindergarten to a juvenile justice system—National PTA® advocates have been at the heart of our nation’s greatest advances for youth. 

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The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2017

Find out more about the recent federal education law that replaced the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act and what PTAs can do to ensure a successful implementation of  the new law. 

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Academic Standards and Assessments

National PTA is pleased to offer a wealth of information and turnkey resources on college and career-ready academic standards and the new assessments

National PTA Advocacy Toolkit

Get step-by-step instructions for how to be heard by policy makers and the media. 

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