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Raising Blended Learners

Check out videos related to Raise Your Hand Texas’ $5 million+ investment in a blended learning demonstration initiative, through which 75 schools and districts are competing for five $500,000 grants and three years of technical assistance.

(14-video playlist)

Leadership & Innovation

Immerse yourself in the stories of people, schools, and organizations across Texas that are reinventing public education for the future. 

(24-video playlist)

Support High Quality, Full-Day Pre-K

Raise Your Hand Texas believes all children, regardless of family income, deserve a fair shot at success in school and in life. High-quality, full-day pre-k gives them that opportunity.

(4-video playlist)

Voucher Hurt Texas Students

Mr. Voucher brought a little levity to the concerning debate over vouchers, and revealed how much of the hype surrounding voucher schemes is unproven or without merit. And Dr. Luis Huerta, associate professor of education and public policy at Teachers College, Columbia University, shares his perspectives on voucher programs gleaned from 20 years of research on school choice.

(3-video playlist)

House Bill 5: Past, Present and Future

HB 5 by Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock is the landmark accountability and assessment legislation passed during the 83rd Texas Legislative Session (2013).

These videos feature a school district superintendent, a manager of government affairs for BASF, a high school graduate, and parents talking about the impacts and opportunities made possible through HB 5.

(12-video playlist)