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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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Growing Instructional Leaders Into Campus CEOs

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From Houston to Harvard – a Principal’s Story

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Misconception Mondays, Part II: Texas Schools Have Enough Funds, But Don’t Spend Them Wisely

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Local Education Foundations Help Ease School Funding Shortages

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A Day In The Life of a Texas Public School Principal

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Misconception Mondays, Part I: Public Schools Lack Innovation

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Sometimes Public School is the Better Choice

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Democracy Profile: Student Election Clerks

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Celebrating STEM Education Week in Texas

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Countdown To The 84th Texas Legislative Session, Part 2: Advocacy Basics – We All Have a Role to Play

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Key factors to address chronically underperforming schools from the campus, district, and state levels

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Texas Primary Election Runoff: You Still Have a Say!

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Countdown to the 84th Texas Legislative Session, Part 1: Interim Charges

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Vote Early!

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National School Counseling Week: A Public School Counselor’s Story

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HB 5 Implementation Formalized with State Board of Education Vote

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National School Counseling Week: A Principal’s Perspective on the Role of a Counselor

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2014 Primary Election is Too Important to Miss