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PTA founded in 1897
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February 17, 1897

PTA founded in 1897

Alice McLellen led the first Parent Teacher Association (PTA) meeting at Marietta High School in Marietta, Georgia, on February 17, 1897. The group had more than 12 million members in the 1960s, but it's less than half of that now.

http://www.historyorb.com/day/february/17

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parent-Teacher_Association

 

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