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Raising Texas Teachers Launch Media Kit

This kit contains a news release, the Raising Texas Teachers scholarship program brochure, downloadable Raise Your Hand Texas and Raising Texas Teachers logos, a map showing the location of the university teacher preparation programs selected for the initiative, and downloadable b-roll video and photos reflective of the teaching profession.

Statement on House Bill 3

Texas House Public Education Committee Chair Huberty on Tuesday, March 4, 2019 filed House Bill 3, to address school finance needs across the state.


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New Raise Your Hand Texas Poll Reveals Texans’ Perceptions About Public Education

On the heels of a joint press conference in which Governor Abbott, Lt. Gov. Patrick, and House Speaker Bonnen announced this will be the legislative session of school funding...

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Statement on TEA’s Legislative Appropriations Request

According to the Texas Education Agency’s recent budget request, the state will realize an estimated windfall of $3.7 billion, primarily due to increased revenues from local property growth...

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Anthony: Tax-credit initiative is budgetary sleight of hand

Yet again, proponents of legislation creatively dubbed the “tax credit scholarship” (SB 4/HB 1043) continue the fancy footwork in attempts to persuade colleagues and taxpayers this proposal is not a school voucher. Given that the Texas Legislature has repeatedly and resoundingly rejected school vouchers, this gambit is not surprising.

A “school voucher” is any scheme by which the state, directly or indirectly, diverts money from its coffers, or that it would otherwise collect in taxes, to subsidize private schools.

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Media Kit

Here, journalists and bloggers can find general background on Raise Your Hand Texas, video playlists related to our leadership programs and issue campaigns, and downloadable high-resolution images.

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