Michigan PTA and National PTA develop legislative action alerts to give members the ability to have their voice heard in Lansing and Washington D.C. There are many legislative issues that impact our children's education. These Action Alerts are a tool to have our voice heard to benefit children.
Did you know that there are about 73 million children in the United States and an estimated 46 million of them will be impacted by violence, crime, abuse or psychological trauma in a given year?
Join fellow parents and caregivers in advocating for welcoming, supportive, and inclusive schools for all families by urging your Representatives to co-sponsor the Bill of Rights for Students and Parents Resolution today!
May 24, 2023, marks one year after the tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde County, Texas that claimed the lives of 19 children and 2 educators. School communities face the daily threat of gun violence and far too many communities and families nationwide are forever altered due to the trauma caused by similar events. Firearms now surpass auto accidents and other injuries as the leading cause of death for children under the age of 19, affecting thousands of families and communities across the country.
The long-term success of our nation depends on quality federal investments in our education system. And yet, a small group of members of the U.S. House of Representatives have proposed such significant funding cuts that it threatens the quality of education for 49.9 million children across America.
Please watch this brief video to hear parent and student voices in response to Michigan voucher initiatives.