advocates in front of the Texas Capitol

Texas Teachers: Getting to Know Texas Lawmakers

How Teacher Advocates Learn to Effectively Connect with Texas Legislators “Now when legislators think of teachers, they’re not going to think of the abstract, or think of the teacher they had in high school....

Teachers visiting the Capitol, standing in the rotunda, celebrating advocacy.

Classroom to Capitol: How Texas Teachers are Becoming Effective Advocates

“I have realized how powerful my voice actually is.” Leina Green is a high school math teacher from the small East Texas town of Henderson. She joined fellow teachers from the East Texas area...

State Capitol of Texas, located in Austin, TX

Teacher Voices at the Texas Capitol

State Capitol of Texas Starting on Monday, Feb. 6, and throughout each week of the 88th Legislative Session, Raise Your Hand Texas will welcome teachers from across the state as they visit Austin to...


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