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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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Charter Schools in Texas: Do We Just Want More Charter Schools, Or Better Ones?

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Raise Your Hand Texas Outlines REAL Reform Agenda for Texas Public Schools

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Capitol Update 3/29: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education Policy

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Capitol Update 3/22: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education Policy

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Capitol Update 3/15: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education Policy

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A Student Voice on Impact of High-Stakes Testing

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Houston Discusses Education Policy Change

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Capitol Update 3/8: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education Policy

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Chairman Aycock on Texas School Vouchers and Charters

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Successful “Advocacy & Engagement” Luncheon in Lubbock

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Capitol Update 3/1: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education Policy

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Texas School Choice: Raise Your Hand Texas Participates in Texas Tribune Symposium on Public Education

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Texas Charter Schools: Do We Just Want More Charter Schools, or Better Ones? (Part 1)

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Capitol Update 2/22: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education Policy

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Capitol Update 2/18: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Texas Public Education

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Capitol Update 2/8: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Public Education

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The Time To Speak Up Is Now: Texas School Finance

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Capitol Update 2/1: An Insider’s Guide to Key Legislative Issues in Public Education