Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation Sponsors 109 Educators for Harvard Institutes

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation, a non-profit organization working to strengthen public education, announced today it will sponsor 109 educators from 51 school districts and three Education Service Centers across Texas to attend weeklong summer institutes at the Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Raise Your Hand Texas Announces New Staff to Lead Advocacy & Outreach Efforts in Upcoming Session

Raise Your Hand Texas today announced that Dr. Michelle Smith, a lobbyist with HillCo Partners, will serve as Director of Governmental Relations, and Dr. Libby Cohen, an Oxford graduate and a dynamic community organizer, will serve as Director of Advocacy and Outreach. Smith will lead the organization’s efforts to fight for Texas public schools in the upcoming legislative session while Cohen focuses on organizing a broad base of grassroots support among civic leaders, educators, business leaders, parents and other advocacy organizations.

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Raise Your Hand Texas Announces New Leadership

Raise Your Hand Texas today announced that Dr. Shari Becker Albright, chair of the Trinity University Department of Education, will lead the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation, a charitable organization that supports initiatives to identify, pilot and scale systemic improvements in public education.

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Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers Application Process Opens at 10 Universities

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation today announced applications are open for the Charles Butt Scholarships for Aspiring Teachers. The scholarships are part of the Raising Texas Teachers initiative, a program to provide $50 million over the next 10 years in scholarship funding for students committed to a career in teaching, and technical support for premier Texas teacher preparation programs.

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Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation Announces Raising Family Partnerships Fellowship to Improve Student Achievement by Redesigning Family Engagement

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation today announced Raising Family Partnerships, a fellowship bringing together public school leadership teams from across Texas to transform their family engagement efforts and improve academic achievement. Research shows strong family, school, and community partnerships represent critical components of improving student outcomes.

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Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation launches $50 million Raising Texas Teachers program to elevate teaching profession

The Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation today announced Raising Texas Teachers, a program for aspiring teachers that aims to invest $50 million over ten years in scholarship funding and other ongoing support for students committed to a career in teaching.

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RAISE YOUR HAND TEXAS SPONSORING 123 SCHOOL LEADERS FOR HARVARD SUMMER INSTITUTES

Raise Your Hand Texas is sponsoring 123 school leaders for summer leadership programs at The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

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Statement on the 85th Legislative Session

Raise Your Hand Texas would like to thank legislators who worked to advance public education during the 85th Legislative Session.

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Statement On Filing Of SB3 (ESA & Tax Credit Scholarship Voucher)

SB 3 is a school voucher on steroids. It marries a taxpayer-funded government subsidy for private schools and vendors to a corporate tax break with little public oversight and no accountability for results.

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Raise Your Hand Texas Names New Leadership, Augments Policy, Research and Programs Staff

Raise Your Hand Texas, recently announced Alison Badgett as its executive director, following Dr. David Anthony’s retirement after five years at the helm. Badgett previously served(...)

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