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Raising Texas Teachers Launch Media Kit

This kit contains a news release, the Raising Texas Teachers scholarship program brochure, downloadable Raise Your Hand Texas and Raising Texas Teachers logos, a map showing the location of the university teacher preparation programs selected for the initiative, and downloadable b-roll video and photos reflective of the teaching profession.

Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation launches $50 million Raising Texas Teachers program to elevate teaching profession

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation today announced Raising Texas Teachers, a program for aspiring teachers that aims to invest $50 million over ten years in scholarship funding and other ongoing support for students committed to a career in teaching.

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RAISE YOUR HAND TEXAS SPONSORING 123 SCHOOL LEADERS FOR HARVARD SUMMER INSTITUTES

Raise Your Hand Texas is sponsoring 123 school leaders for summer leadership programs at The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Statement on the 85th Legislative Session

Raise Your Hand Texas would like to thank legislators who worked to advance public education during the 85th Legislative Session.

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Anthony: Tax-credit initiative is budgetary sleight of hand

Yet again, proponents of legislation creatively dubbed the “tax credit scholarship” (SB 4/HB 1043) continue the fancy footwork in attempts to persuade colleagues and taxpayers this proposal is not a school voucher. Given that the Texas Legislature has repeatedly and resoundingly rejected school vouchers, this gambit is not surprising.

A “school voucher” is any scheme by which the state, directly or indirectly, diverts money from its coffers, or that it would otherwise collect in taxes, to subsidize private schools.

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Media Kit

Here, journalists and bloggers can find general background on Raise Your Hand Texas, video playlists related to our leadership programs and issue campaigns, and downloadable high-resolution images.

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Petri Darby

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