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The future of Texas – our economy, communities, and citizenry – depends on how well we prepare our students today. All students deserve a level playing field and equal access to a quality public education.

We are reinventing public education for the future – because the future of Texas is in our public schools.

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For the Future Forums

40+ Candidate Forums and Town Halls Across Texas

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation is coordinating a series of nonpartisan For the Future candidate forums and town halls in the weeks leading up to the March 3, 2020 primary election.

2020 Harvard Applications Are Now Open!

Principals serving Texas public schools are eligible to apply for an all-expenses-paid training opportunity at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA.

SPOTLIGHT STORY

THEY SHARE THE SAME HIGH SCHOOL, AND THE AMERICAN DREAM

Seventy years after graduating from Heights High School in Houston, legendary television anchor Dan Rather talks about public education with the current valedictorian of his alma mater.

Application Now Open!

The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is designed to encourage the best and brightest students to consider a future in the teaching profession. The scholarship consists of $8,000-$10,000 in annual funding for up to four years, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities, mentorship from sitting public school educators, and participation in a statewide aspiring teachers network facilitated by the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.