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Frequently Asked Questions

Is my voter registration active?

http://www.jocoelection.org/

Who are my elected officials?

http://openstates.org/

KS State Senate Representative Map

KS State House Representative Map

What can WE do?

VOTE.

          • Advocacy begins at the polls. Why a PTA priority? Consider the primary responsibility of state government…
          • Non-partisan, platform policy-based advocacy
          • Register - go to JoCoElection for the Voter Lookup and confirm your registration
          • Be a voter, be an informed voter

BE INFORMED.

Key Issues:

            • KS Supreme Court School Finance Ruling – Gannon Decision
            • Equity issue has been decided (HB2506)
            • Adequacy issue pending - Rose Standards
            • Education bill HB2506 passed last legislative session
            • K12 Student Performance & Efficiency Commission – KSLegislature

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Tracking of education issues in Topeka

Kansas Association of School Boards (SMSD is a member)

NewsBriefs

Webinars

Kansas National Education Association (many teachers are members)

Under The Dome - Great, nearly daily update on issues in the legislature

Kansas Legislature - Look up bills, legislators, committees, testimony in committees

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  • Goals of PTA advocacy
  • PTA non-partisan policy
  • How to stay informed
  • How to keep your community informed
  • What SMAC PTA legislative platform is
  • How to contact your legislators
  • How to register to vote

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