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How to be heard at a disorderly meeting?
I had several issues to discuss at our last PTO meeting. The principal ran the meeting and no one followed...
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PTO website managed by district?
Our PTO is trying to close the communication gap at school. We want to create a website with an online...
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Newsletters: Send them how often?
I’d like our corresponding secretary to send out newsletters more frequently. This would be a huge...
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Teacher photos on the website?
I am PTO president and also the webmaster for our school. I recently updated our teacher contact page...
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How to get members to read email newsletter?
We recently made our membership aware that we were going paperless to the extent that we could. Email...
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Help! Our district was sued
Our school district has recently been involved with a lawsuit involving a nationwide group called Child...
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How do we revise our bylaws?
At our last PTO meeting, we decided we wanted to make a few changes to our bylaws. How do we go about...
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School levy: Can we take sides?
Our school district is going to put a levy on the May ballot. Our PTO president is telling certain board...
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What does the IRS use as a group’s “founding date”?
We are in the process of filing the paperwork to become a 501(c)(3) organization, and we’ll be incorporating...
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Keeping records: Which ones, how long?
Where and for how long should our board keep its bylaws and financial records?
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