Alachua County Council of PTAs Stands Against Racism

Alachua County Council of PTAs stands against racism and stands in solidarity with our Asian community. We support the National PTA’s statement addressing racism and racial inequities. We agree that we must unite as one to eliminate racism and social injustice. Our mission is to make every child’s potential a reality by engaging and empoweringContinue reading “Alachua County Council of PTAs Stands Against Racism”

Action Alert: Spring 2021 State Testing

ACCPTA is advocating for the removal of high stakes associated with standardized tests this spring for many reasons: This has been an extremely difficult and unprecedented year for our students, teachers, school staff and families. Due to the pandemic, the delivery of education has been met with inconsistency, barriers, and challenges, resulting in an unevenContinue reading “Action Alert: Spring 2021 State Testing”

Save Bright Futures Scholarships

Senate Bill 86 (SB86) was recently introduced in the Florida Senate. If passed, this would impact student eligibility for the Bright Futures Scholarship, which currently provides students with college financial aid based on high school academic achievement. SB 86 would require state Board of Governors and Board of Education to approve a list of careerContinue reading “Save Bright Futures Scholarships”

District High Stakes Testing in Spring 2021

To say the past year has been tough for our students, families, teachers and school staff is an understatement. The pandemic has brought about uncertainty, inconsistency and disruption to our school environment. Teachers and students have adjusted to shifting learning environments, new technology, ongoing quarantines, and a myriad of understandable social and emotional concerns. HighContinue reading “District High Stakes Testing in Spring 2021”