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PTA LegCon Update: Infrastructure Package

PTA LegCon Update: Infrastructure Package
MN PTA President Heather Starks, Vice-President Amy Nelson and Advocacy Commissioner Cathy Nathan attended the National PTA┬áLegislative Convention in Washington DC March 10-12. On March 11, they visited offices of Minnesota’s Senators and Representatives to lobby on behalf of legislation that supports our member students, parents, teachers and schools. This post gives information about one of our Hill Asks this... Read More

PTA LegCon Update: Federal School Meal Program

PTA LegCon Update: Federal School Meal Program
MN PTA President Heather Starks, Vice-President Amy Nelson and Advocacy Commissioner Cathy Nathan attended the National PTA┬áLegislative Convention in Washington DC March 10-12. On March 11, they visited offices of Minnesota’s Senators and Representatives to lobby on behalf of legislation that supports our member students, parents, teachers and schools. . This post gives information about one of our Hill Asks... Read More

PTA LegCon Update Statewide Family Engagement

PTA LegCon Update Statewide Family Engagement
MN PTA President Heather Starks, Vice-President Amy Nelson and Advocacy Commissioner Cathy Nathan attended the National PTA┬áLegislative Convention in Washington DC March 10-12. On March 11, they visited offices of Minnesota’s Senators and Representatives to lobby on behalf of legislation that supports our member students, parents, teachers and schools. This post gives information about one of our Hill Asks this... Read More

MN School Finance Working Group – January/February Update

MN School Finance Working Group – January/February Update
January– The Minnesota Department of Education School Finance Working Group held a meeting on January 16. The subcommittee working on special education shared several recommendations they are considering including tuition billing options, changes in the pupil based component of the special education formula and initiatives related to early intervention. Regarding this funding distribution, Amy Nelson, who is the vice president... Read More