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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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Texas school districts pushing forward amid constant change and challenges

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Texas Educators Are Rising to the Challenge

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2020: Texans For All

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Reflections on 40+ Public Education Events

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Dr. Shari Albright: Texas Public Education Poll Is an Asset for All

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Our First-Of-Its-Kind Texas Poll

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New Story: Lessons From a Leader’s Journey

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Voices on Teaching: Dr. Carly Gilson

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Charles Butt Scholars from the 2019-20 cohort

Meet the Latest Charles Butt Scholars

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Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation Hosting 40+ State Legislative Candidate Events Across the State

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Dan Rather speaks to a class at Heights High School in Houston, Texas

After 70 years, Dan Rather Returns to His Alma Mater, Heights High School in Houston, Texas.

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2020 Harvard Applications are Now Open!

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New Story: How one Aggie is shining her light on inclusion

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Pamela Powell, professor at the University of Texas at Austin

Voices on Teaching: Pamela Powell

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Student taking a test

Decoding the results of this year’s NAEP scores

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The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation Announces Launch of Statewide Public Education Advocacy Effort

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New Story: Making of a Mentor

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Student’s Presentation Surprises Her First-Year Teacher