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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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Perceptions in a Pandemic: Texans’ Support for Public Schools Grows

The most powerful finding from our 2021 Foundation Poll shows that Texans’ support for public schools grew, even amid the challenges of the pandemic. More than 90 percent of Texans expressed the same or more appreciation for their local schools and educators in 2020.

Episode #12

The Future of Virtual and Remote Learning

Charles Butt Scholarship Application is Open

The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is designed to support the best and brightest students pursuing a future in the teaching profession. The scholarship consists of $8,000-$10,000 in annual funding, as well as professional development opportunities and mentorship from sitting public school educators. The scholarship is open to students who are working toward receiving their teaching certification for the first time at selected universities.

The Charles Butt Scholarship application opens on October 1, 2020. More information, eligible universities and programs, and application close dates can be found on CharlesButtScholarship.org.