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Madie Spartz

Madie Spartz

Policy Research Fellow

Madie Spartz joined Raise Your Hand Texas in April 2022 as a policy research fellow. She is a Master of Public Affairs student at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.

Spartz grew up in Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Minnesota in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in psychology. She was introduced to the world of education through Breakthrough Collaborative, first as a student and then as a teaching fellow. After completing her undergraduate degree, Spartz worked in college access organizations in Boston and the Twin

Spartz believes in the transformative power of education and is proud to advocate for public schools. In her free time, she enjoys live music and trying to find the best taco in Austin.

If the society today allows wrongs to go unchallenged, the impression is created that those wrongs have the approval of the majority. - Barbara Jordan
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