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Welcome to the Raise Your Hand Texas blog, featuring news about our leadership programs and advocacy efforts, important and timely updates, and opportunities for you to join us in strengthening and improving public education in Texas. Feel free to sort the posts below by checking the category boxes in the left menu, then clicking “Filter.” For more immersive storytelling about public education leaders and issues, check out our Stories section.

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Scenes of Resilience from Texas School Reopenings

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Public Education Is Always on the Ballot

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Scenes from agile, responsive public schools and educators

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Voices on Teaching: First Grade Lessons that Last a Lifetime

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Have you made your voting plan?

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Countdown to Being Counted

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The COVID-19 Crunch

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Leaning on Connection to Lead through Crisis

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Support a Strong Texas Recovery. Support Our Public Schools.

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506 Philanthropic Leaders Say Do Not Cut the 2020 Census Short

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Blended Learning Resources During COVID-19

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Missed Milestones: Graduating High School During a Global Pandemic

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Beyond the Classroom: How Teachers Are Coping and Connecting in the Age of COVID

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Navigating a Pandemic: What’s on Teachers’ Minds?

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Where Do We Go From Here?

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A Virtual Mirage

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Our Responsibility in Creating an Equitable, Just Future

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Voices on Teaching: Erika Carter