LEGISLATIVE NEWS

  • Early voting for midterm elections runs from October 22-November 2. Election Day is November 6th. Please get out and vote! In 2016, Texas had a voter turnout of just over 51%, one of the lowest in the country. Every vote counts! You can find election and early voting information HERE.

  • National PTA: Take Action! Here is a link to finding your state congressional members and contacting them when it comes to key votes related to education. You can also sign up for alerts regarding votes of interest, as well as viewing PTA’s positions regarding education.

  • HISD Special Education Fall Parent Summit is set for October 27. This event serves as an opportunity for HISD to better support families and empower them to be a partner in their child’s education. The theme of the event is “Beginning with the End in Mind” and will address topics such as Child Find, Autism, Behavior, Inclusion and Transition.

-Julie O’Sullivan and Ruby Powers, PTA Legislative Action Co-Chairs