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Raise Your Hand Texas Recommends Reforms of State’s STAAR Test and Public Education Accountability System

Today, Raise Your Hand Texas released A Report from the Measure What Matters Assessment & Accountability Council, an extensive report with actionable policy recommendations on...

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Principals Grow as Community Leaders, Advocate for Texas Public Schools

Raise Your Hand Texas today announced a new cohort of leaders in their Principals Advocacy Fellowship. Eleven principals, all alumni of the Charles Butt Foundation...

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Education is Always on the Ballot

With the November election less than two months away and the Texas Legislature gaveling into session in January 2023, Raise Your Hand Texas releases the...

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Raise Your Hand Texas Encouraged by Public School Ratings

Texas public schools showed major improvements in the latest ratings from the Texas Education Agency, however, Raise Your Hand Texas believes the accountability system does...

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Raise Your Hand Texas Names JoLisa Hoover its Teacher Specialist

Raise Your Hand Texas today announced JoLisa Hoover as the organization’s Teacher Specialist. Hoover transitions into this newly created position from her current role with...

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Raise Your Hand Texas Names Will Holleman as Senior Director of Government Relations

Raise Your Hand Texas today announced Will Holleman, the former assistant director of governmental relations for the Texas Association of School Boards, as the organization’s...

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Inaugural Cohort for Raise Your Hand Texas’ Trustee Advocates Program Announced

Nine Districts, Representing the Diversity of Texas, Selected Among 27 Applicants. Program Will Train District, Community Leaders to Educate, Engage, and Activate to Support Public...

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Raise Your Hand Texas Announces Measure What Matters Assessment and Accountability Council

The Measure What Matters Assessment and Accountability Council is a new Raise Your Hand Texas initiative that brings together education leaders, experts, researchers, policymakers, and...

Raise Your Hand Texas Names Anne Lasseigne Tiedt Senior Director of Strategic Communications

CONTACT: Anne Lasseigne Tiedt, APR [email protected], (512)784-3805 AUSTIN, TX (November 12, 2021) – Raise Your Hand Texas today announced that Anne Lasseigne Tiedt, APR, an...

Raise Your Hand Texas Announces Trustee Advocates Program

New fellowship program to elevate Texas school boards, district superintendents’ expertise on state education policy

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