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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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Which Schools Offer Choice and Accountability?

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Raising Blended Learners Demonstration Site Reflects on Progress

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Texas Students Outperform Voucher States

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Voucher Research: Poor Outcomes, Potential for Fraud

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A Symposium to Remember

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Through the Looking Glass: The Rebranding of School Vouchers

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2017 Research Update: New Voucher Policy Brief

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Where is Quality School Choice Thriving? You Might Be Surprised

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The Power of School-Family Partnerships

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Raising Blended Learners: Year One By the Numbers

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A Pin for Public School Champions

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Family and Community Engagement in Texas

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My Story: Family and Community Matters

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Rural, impoverished students see themselves in their principal

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Raising Blended Learners at iNACOL 2016

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Socorro ISD Gets the Big “WIN”

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High Poverty, High-Performing Schools Can Exist

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Boosting Teacher Satisfaction with Mobile Apps