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Thriving Quality School Choice in Texas

Cutting-edge programs and quality choices are increasingly available to public school students across the state, to the benefit of Texas families and the state’s future economy.

(10-video playlist)

Measure What Matters

Raise Your Hand Texas advocacy team began meeting with Texans in small and large group settings to educate stakeholders about our current accountability system, gather feedback on accountability topics, and invite people to join us in the push for legislative change.

(10-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)


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