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FortBendISDNews.com, Houston, TX
Three Fort Bend ISD Principals to attend Harvard Leadership Institute through Raise Your Hand Texas Sponsorship
magnoliatoday.com, Magnolia, TX
First Magnolia ISD Principal ever selected to attend Harvard through Raise Your Hand Texas
NEISD News, San Antonio, TX
Two NEISD Principals Headed to Harvard Leadership Institute
dallasnews.com, Dallas, TX
Garland ISD leaders check in from training at Harvard


On August 8th, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released 2014 Texas Public School Accountability Ratings, for Texas public schools. Understanding these ratings can be confusing, but overall the news is positive. Based on the new standards set by TEA Commissioner…Learn more »

This is the third in a blog series about being an effective advocate at the Capitol. We encourage all Raise Your Hand Texas members to voice your support and concerns when it comes to issues that affect you, your children,…Learn more »

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