82R5769 BPG-D
  By: Eissler H.R. No. 289
         WHEREAS, Members of the Texas PTA are gathering in Austin on
  February 3, 2011, for Texas PTA Rally Day at the Capitol; and
         WHEREAS, Texas PTA is a noncommercial, nonpartisan
  organization that promotes the welfare of the state's young people;
  members are dedicated to securing strong laws for the care and
  protection of children and youth, encouraging cooperation among
  parents and teachers, and uniting educators and the general public
  to ensure the highest advantages in education; and
         WHEREAS, The group's 2011 legislative priorities include
  pursuing an adequate and equitable solution for school funding,
  strengthening penalties for cyberbullying, and supporting programs
  to fight obesity; and
         WHEREAS, Under the skilled leadership of president Sharon
  Goldblatt, the more than 500,000 members of the Texas PTA continue
  to demonstrate a steadfast commitment to public education and to
  ensuring that each child has the opportunity to reach his or her
  full potential; the organization plays an important role in
  advocating for Texas children, and this special day provides an
  opportunity to commend PTA members for their dedication to such
  worthy goals; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas
  Legislature hereby recognize February 3, 2011, as Texas PTA Rally
  Day at the State Capitol and extend a warm welcome to PTA members
  who are present on this day; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the Texas PTA as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.