Annual Appeal: Who Decides Where the PTA Money Goes?

Well, the short answer is that YOU do. As parents of PS 234 you are automatically granted membership to the PTA (a 501(c)(3)charitable organization) which gives you voting rights. The bylaws of the PTA are available on our website for review, and they are guided by larger bylaws, called the Chancellor's Regulation A660, with oversight by … Continue reading Annual Appeal: Who Decides Where the PTA Money Goes?

PTA and DOE Budget

Did you know that the money you raise supplements the budget our principal receives from the Department of Education (DOE)? In 2007 New York City adopted the Fair Student Funding (FSF) formula to determine public school budgets. Previously, funding was tied to teacher compensation which tended to disadvantage schools staffed by less experienced teachers at … Continue reading PTA and DOE Budget