Trustee Advocates Program


As Raise Your Hand Texas’ Trustee Advocates Program wraps up its inaugural year, applications for its second cohort have opened providing a new opportunity for...

Report cover for House Select Committee on Educational Opportunity and Enrichment August 2023

Report Released by House Select Committee on Educational Opportunity & Enrichment

Raise Your Hand Texas' statement responding to the House Select Committee on Educational Opportunity & Enrichment Initial Interim Report.

Public Education Champion Award


100 Texas legislators stood out for their outstanding achievement and steadfast commitment to public education and are recipients of the inaugural Raise Your Hand Texas...

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Raise Your Hand Texas Calls on State Lawmakers to Pass Legislation Focusing on Reforming the STAAR Test

Raise Your Hand Texas is urging lawmakers to put KIDS first in the state’s assessment and accountability system during Measure What Matters Day at the...

Raise a Hand for Teachers

Raise Your Hand Texas Recommends Reining in State’s STAAR Test, Reforming Public Education Accountability System

Today, Raise Your Hand Texas and community leaders across the state are calling on lawmakers to support Texas kids and make much-needed reforms to the...

Testimony Capitol Photo

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...

Building the Future of Texas Together

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...

JoLisa Hoover

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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