News & Press Releases

  • UC and CSU Announce New Admissions Policies To Mitigate Challenges Students Face Due to Coronavirus

    Press Releases + News

    On April 1 the UC Office of the President and the CSU system both announced measures to relax undergraduate admissions requirements to “mitigate some of the extraordinary challenges students and their families face.” 

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  • State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces New Guidance on Grading and Graduation for Seniors

    Press Releases + News

    On April 1 State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced new guidance on graduation requirements and grading for seniors.

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  • California State PTA Responds to Governor’s Announcement About Closure of Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

    Press Releases + News

    California State PTA has released the following statement in response to Governor Gavin Newsom’s press conference on April 1, in which he made important announcements about school closures, distance learning, and bridging the digital divide during the coronavirus outbreak.

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  • California State PTA Urges Community Engagement to Prepare for Coronavirus

    Community Concerns

    California State PTA is working with parents to be informed and prepared during growing concerns about coronavirus. Families should work closely with school officials to learn about local preventative measures being implemented in their communities.

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  • California State PTA Disappointed by Prop 13 Election Results – Looks to November Ballot to Secure Much-Needed Funding for Schools

    Advocacy

    California State PTA announces disappointment over the defeat of Proposition 13, which was not approved by voters in the state primary election on March 3rd.

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  • Statement from California State PTA President on Governor’s Proposed 2020-2021 Budget

    Press Releases + News

    In this budget, the Governor continues to demonstrate his commitment to children and families through his priorities in education, efforts to reduce child poverty, and health and welfare funding.

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  • California State PTA Announces Support for California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2020

    Advocacy

    California State PTA announces its support for the California Schools and Local Communities Funding Act of 2020

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  • California State PTA Announces Support For Proposition 13 – Public Preschool, K-12, and College Health and Safety Bond Act of 2020

    Advocacy

    California State PTA announces its support for Proposition 13 (2020), the $15 billion school facility bond measure that will appear on the March 3, 2020 statewide ballot.

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  • California State PTA Laments Victims of Saugus High School Shooting

    Advocacy

    California State PTA laments those who were injured, killed and traumatized by the recent shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, California.

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  • PTA Stands with Families, Schools and Communities Impacted by California Wildfires

    Press Releases + News

    National PTA President Leslie Boggs and California State PTA President Celia Jaffe issued the following statement regarding the wildfires in California

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