PTA Leaders

Advocacy and Other Focus Areas

 

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Get information on issues affecting your child, school and community. Our mission is to positively impact the lives of all children and families. Our wide-ranging advocacy efforts and impacts include community concerns, education, family engagement and health: all of which impact the current and future success of California kids — and our state as a whole.

Advocacy

  • Advocacy Agenda for Equity:  English | Spanish

Education

  • Supporting student success & measuring progress:  English | Spanish

Family Engagement

  • Overview:  English | Spanish
  • Tips to calm start-of-school jitters:  English | Spanish

Health & Community Concerns

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

The following is a complete list of focus area pages and sub-pages can be found at capta.org/focus-areas:

Advocacy

  • Current Legislation
  • Position Statements
  • Resolutions
  • Advocacy Updates
  • Legislative Action Reports
  • State Ballot Measures

Family Engagement

  • Family-School Partnerships
  • School Smarts Parent Engagement Program
  • Tips for Parents
  • Parents’ Rights
  • Dad Involvement
  • Early Childhood Development
  • Preparing for College

Education

  • Curriculum
  • Common Core
  • Student Assessments
  • Special Needs
  • School Finance
  • Every Student Succeeds Act
  • Summer/Extended Learning
  • Homework
  • Ed100
  • Next Gen Science
  • Arts Education

Health & Community Concerns

  • Suicide Prevention
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Foster Youth
  • Teen Drivers
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Homeless Youth and Families
  • Immigrant Children and Families
  • Child Trafficking & Abuse
  • Health and Academics
  • School Wellness
  • Nutrition
  • Health Care and Immunizations
  • Dental and Oral Health