PTA Should the Washington PTA be partnering with McDonald's? By Gabriel Spitzer • Dec 5, 2012 Han Shot First / Flickr Listen Listening... / 1:23 When you think healthy eating for kids, you might not picture a Happy Meal. But local McDonald’s franchises and the Washington PTA are teaming up to encourage kids to make healthy diet choices. That’s touched off controversy among some parents. Families urge support for schools at PTA Focus Day rally in Olympia By Charla Bear • Feb 21, 2011 Washington State PTA (WSPTA) Listen Listening... / Hundreds of families will rally in Olympia today to send a message to the legislature. Despite budget challenges facing the state – they say lawmakers need to keep their hands off school funding.