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Restorative Practices Pave Path to Success for Unlikely Graduates

An alternative school of choice in Pearland ISD leads with restorative practices and a focus on mental health.

Journey into the immersive stories of people, schools, and organizations across Texas that are reinventing public education for the future. We hope you will share these with others and encourage them to join Raise Your Hand Texas to help strengthen and improve public schools for all students.

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Lessons from a Leader’s Journey

A turnaround principal returns to one of the poorest neighborhoods in Houston to lift up the community that raised her.

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They Share the Same High School, and the American Dream

Seventy years after graduating from Heights High School in Houston, legendary television anchor Dan Rather talks about public education with the current valedictorian of his alma mater.

Scholar Spotlight

Leading by Inclusion

Early on this scholar knew that inclusion — in education, postsecondary opportunities, careers, and our community — would be her life’s passion.

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Did Raise Your Hand Texas sponsor you to attend The Principals’ Center at the Harvard Graduate School of Education or the Rice University Education Entrepreneurship Program? Does your district offer school choice options or an innovative program that has had an impact on you, your child, or your community? We want to hear about it. Feel free to share your story and any related photos.