Monthly archive for September 2017

Delaware Anti-Discrimination Draft Regulation and Model Policy

  The draft copy of the Delaware anti-discrimination regulation and model policy are now available for public review. We have included these drafts below. Please check our calendar for a list of dates/locations of the community conversations in which the public can provide feedback on the anti-discrimination regulation and model policy. Delaware PTA strongly encourages all parents, students and teachers to attend one of the four community conversations to understand the draft regulations and the model policy.  The approved regulations will be effective January 2018, and all districts in the state of Delaware will be required to develop and fully

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HB Dupont National PTA School of Excellence Designee

      Congratulations to H.B. duPont Middle School PTA for being 1 of 141 local PTA  units across the country earning the 2017-2019 School of Excellence designation from the National PTA School of Excellence Program! This recognition celebrates the recipient’s year-long commitment to engage families in the school improvement process. The School of Excellence Program supports and celebrates partnerships between PTAs and schools to engage more families in student success and school improvements, while creating stronger family-school-community connections. We are so proud of the work H.B. duPont PTA is doing. Earlier this year we reported several other national and

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Delaware PTA Statement on DACA

Today the Trump administration announced that they would end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)  “Dreamer’s Act”, a program that has protected almost 800,000 young undocumented immigrants from deportation. According to the White House, Trump will revisit the issue in six months if Congress fails to legalize DACA. In light of these developments, we want to remind our members of National PTA’s Position on the Rights and Services for Undocumented Children Position Statement. Delaware PTA is committed to working with our local schools, families and community leaders to ensure that all schools remain a safe place for every child. True to the

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