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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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El Paso, we stand by you

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Capitol Update: August 7, 2019

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Voices on Teaching: Khiandra Woods

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Voices on Teaching: Gilberto Lara

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New story: From Bored Student to School Leader

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Why Blended Learning?

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2019 Charles Butt Scholars Symposium Recap

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Statement on the Texas Legislature’s Passage of House Bill 3

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A graduation surprise she’ll never forget

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Capitol Update: May 17, 2019

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Five Classrooms Show Us the Best of #ThisIsTexasPreK

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New Story: Teaching from the Heart

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Power of Pre-K Case Study: Cleburne ISD

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Power of Pre-K Case Study: Mansfield ISD

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National Teacher Appreciation Week — Thank a Teacher

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Voices from the Field: All Students Have Strengths

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Teaching: Appreciation Like No Other Profession

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Teaching — In it for the Outcome