1954- Mrs. Will Rogers taught a PTA-sponsored course in sign language at the Texas School of the Deaf. Texas PTA promoted trial Polio vaccines to selected Texas Children.
1956- PTA Radio and TV Chairman Mrs. B.L. Jarratt promoted using TV instruction to enrich high school curriculum.
1957- Texas PTA offices expanded again with the addition of a second story. Legislative program for 1957 called for more adequate special education programs, the prohibition of the sale of narcotics to children, making juveniles amenable for traffic and other law violations.
1958- Texas PTA's President sat on the Hale-Aiken Interim Committee on the legislature to survey the needs of public schools in regard to finance, program, teacher supply and school construction.
1959- The legislative program addressed Average Daily Attendance, funding of school finance, calling for a 12-year program of public education and an additional day to the minimum 175 classroom days, and called for the establishment of a division of guidance services in the Texas Education Agency.
1961- Texas PTA was commended for its program "Education Alert," which prompted PTA members to contact their legislators in support of education improvements. PTA called for the establishment and maintenance of an adequate State Juvenile Parole System.
1962- The legislative program included support for the protection of the permanent School Fund, support for a minimum sick leave program for teachers and the support for adequate state facilities for all dependent, neglected and orphaned children.
1963- The legislative program included support for programs that discourage students from dropping out of school and support for more and better laws to curtail physical abuse of children by their parents and caretakers.
1966- Leon Jaworski, attorney and chairman of the Governor's Committee on Public School Education, wrote the article "Texas Committee of 15" for the Texas Parent Teacher Newsletter. The Governor's Committee on Public School Education was commissioned to "develop formulate and recommend to the governor and the Legislature a long-range plan that would enable Texas to emerge as a national leader in educational aspiration, commitment and achievement."
1968- Texas PTA held a Communication Conference to improve school and community communications in conjunction with the Sears Roebuck Foundation. The program was an extension of the National PTA and National Juvenile Court Judges Foundation's project "Judicial Concern for Children in Trouble."