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Individual Position Statements
Oklahoma PTA Position Statements are official documents outlining the opinion, will, or intent of the association to address problems, situations, or concerns that affect children and youth in Oklahoma and require statewide action to seek resolution on the issue.
Support for One Cent Sales Tax Increase
Adopted in November 2015 to support “Oklahoma’s Children – Our Future” bipartisan work to ensure a brighter future for our children.
ACT Exam for Graduation or Subject Mastery Requirements
Statement that Oklahoma PTA supports legislation and policy decisions to allow the ACT as proof of subject mastery.
Oklahoma PTA position statement on public charter schools.
Gun and School Safety
Statement that Oklahoma PTA supports restrictions on firearms for the safety and protection of children and youth.
Reading Sufficiency Act
Statement that Oklahoma PTA opposes the “Reading Sufficiency Act” a.k.a. “3rd Grade Retention Law.”
School Accountability System (i.e. A-F Report Cards)
Oklahoma PTA Position Statement addressing a statewide accountability report and grading system.
Oklahoma PTA Position Statement on school choice and voucher systems that divert public educational funds.
Shared Responsibility in Educational Decision Making (alias “Parent Empowerment Act”)
Oklahoma PTA Position Statement on the impact of community input on school policies.