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The future of Texas – our economy, communities, and citizenry – depends on how well we prepare our students today. All students deserve a level playing field and equal access to a quality public education.

We are reinventing public education for the future – because the future of Texas is in our public schools.

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Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation Awards 134 New Charles Butt Scholarships For Aspiring Teachers

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation announces the second cohort of those receiving the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers.

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Statement on the Texas Legislature’s Passage of House Bill 3

Raise Your Hand Texas applauds the work of the 86th Texas Legislature in passing a comprehensive school finance bill without the threat...

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Statement on House Bill 3’s Passage in the Texas Senate

“Raise Your Hand Texas thanks the Senate for advancing House Bill 3 on Monday. We hope the members of the conference committee...

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Smith: The high stakes of being a third grader

Rather than dwelling on unproven, unpopular funding approaches based on a possibly flawed high-stakes test, the state should fund programs that use tools to benchmark and track student needs and growth.

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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.

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Petri Darby

(512) 617-2138

Raise Your Hand Texas

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Austin, TX 78701