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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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Meet the Charles Butt Scholars

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New Story: From Migrant Farmer to Future Teacher

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Letter to the Texas Commission on School Finance

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VIDEO: This is Where the Future Begins

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VIDEO: Greatness Starts in Pre-K

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5 things needed in any Texas school finance plan

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Voices from the Field: Building Relationships with Families

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The Student Voice – Students across Texas describe the blended learning experience in their own words

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Who Really Funds Public Schools?

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Thank You Educators – We See How You Give Rise To The Future

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Q&A: A Campus Leader On Mindset Shifts and the Impact of Blended Learning on Students

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Reading Between the Line Items: Three things TEA’s budget request tells us about our public school system

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Voices from the Field: Finding Renewed Purpose from Personalization

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New Story: Back to School with One Voice, One Purpose

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Voices From the Field: Empowering Young Women to Lead

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Raise Your Hand Testifies on Charter Funding and SB 1882 School/Community Partnerships

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Raise Your Hand Texas Names Bob Popinski Policy Director

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Quality counts, but Texas isn’t investing in it.