Public Education Advocates in front of Texas Capitol Building

Texas Teachers Share Salary Concerns with Elected Officials

They know the stakes are high, and the urgency in their voices is unmistakable. “As a single mother, I worry,” said Deetrice Thomas, a teacher from Duncanville ISD. “I have a college degree and...

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....

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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