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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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Focus on Policy: Virtual Schools

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An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Public Education

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An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Public Education

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Texas Charter Schools: Do You Really Know Them?

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Preparing For A New School Year

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Texas CTE Fact Sheet 2011

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Draft Texas College Readiness Standards

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Past Successes Shape Effort To Expand Early Intervention

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Science Magazine: Education Forum (June 27, 2008)

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Para Nuestros Niños: Expanding And Improving Early Education For Hispanics

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The Bush School Of Government And Public Service At Texas A&M University

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Is More Better? The Effects Of Full-Day Vs. Half-Day Preschool On Early School Achievement

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Achievement-Based Accountability Links

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Superintendents Speak To The Importance Of Innovation In Education

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Why Invest In Pre-K?

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The Need For Pro Public Education Lawmakers

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Public Education Needs Your Vote In The Primaries

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The Benefits Of CTE