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    Raise Your Hand Texas Congratulates Chairman Aycock, Texas House on Passage of HB 5

    (AUSTIN, TEXAS) Raise Your Hand Texas released the following statement from CEO Dr. David Anthony on the passage of HB 5, major education reform legislation for Texas students:

    “Raise Your Hand Texas congratulates Chairman Jimmie Don Aycock and the members of the Texas House for their hard work and leadership in passing HB 5. This major education legislation will provide flexibility and rigor in graduation plans while reducing high stakes testing. The Texas House just put Texas one step closer to real and positive change for the 5 million students in our Texas public schools.”

    CONTACTS:
    Shannon Ratliff
    512-494-4081
    sratliff@policydesign.com

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    About Raise Your Hand Texas
    Raise Your Hand Texas is a non-profit education advocacy organization working to strengthen public education in Texas. Raise Your Hand Texas trains public school leaders to lead effective change in their schools, and advocates for public policies that make public schools better for all Texas students and families.

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