Time to Reduce High-Stakes Nature of STAAR is Now

Raise Your Hand Texas announces recommendations to reducehigh-stakes nature of STAAR in state’s accountability system On October 25, Raise Your Hand Texas released A Report from the Measure What Matters Assessment & Accountability Council....

Ted Beard from the Longview ISD Board of Trustees speaks during the Across the Lawn: Funding Texas Public Schools event on September 29 at Raise Your Hand Texas.

Funding Texas Public Schools

Raise Your Hand Texas hosted the third installment of its Across the Lawn event series on September 29. Funding Texas Public Schools focused on the issues school districts face in setting their budgets and...

Across the Lawn Event June 2022

The Texas Teacher Workforce Challenge

[caption id="attachment_45389" align="alignnone" width="2000"] Dr. Cathy Horn from the University of Houston participates in a panel discussion on The Texas Teacher Workforce with JoLisa Hoover from Raise Your Hand Texas on June 30, 2022.[/caption]...

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Community Based Assessment and Accountability Systems in Texas

Raise Your Hand Texas hosted the first of its Across the Lawn event series on Thursday, April 28, and welcomed more than 50 individuals in-person with another 140 attending virtually. The monthly Across the...


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