categories

Across the Lawn

Across the Lawn – December 15, 2023

Raise Your Hand Texas has a front-row seat to the Capitol. From our vantage point, public education policy issues have never been more important, and this is why we must make every session a...

"Across the Lawn" is written in white, bold text with a black background.

Across the Lawn – November 13, 2023

Raise Your Hand Texas has a front-row seat to the Capitol. From our vantage point, public education policy issues have never been more important, and this is why we must make every session a...

Across the Lawn Icon

Across the Lawn – November 2, 2023

Raise Your Hand Texas has a front-row seat to the Capitol. From our vantage point, public education policy issues have never been more important, and this is why we must make every session a...

Across the Lawn Newsletter Orange Logo

Across the Lawn – October 26, 2023

Raise Your Hand Texas has a front-row seat to the Capitol. From our vantage point, public education policy issues have never been more important, and this is why we must make every session a...

Advocating for Public Education During Special Sessions

Legislators often share that they benefit from constituents’ ideas and perspectives. The unique viewpoints of others help them do their jobs well, and know the most pressing issues of their communities back home. Educators,...

Texas Teachers are talking. It’s time we listened.

For years, Texas teachers have told us what they need: higher pay, better classroom resources, and smaller class sizes. We can't afford to lose teachers, and it is becoming harder and harder to retain...

Across the Lawn Newsletter in Black

Across the Lawn – October 13, 2023

Raise Your Hand Texas has a front-row seat to the Capitol. From our vantage point, public education policy issues have never been more important, and this is why we must make every session a...

What Makes a Session a “Special Session?”

Here’s What to Expect When Lawmakers Return in October 2023 The Texas Legislature typically convenes in odd-numbered years for 140 days, setting a two-year state budget and passing new laws impacting Texans’ lives and...

Across the Lawn Gray Logo

Across the Lawn – September 15, 2023

Raise Your Hand Texas has a front-row seat to the Capitol. From our vantage point, public education policy issues have never been more important, and this is why we must make every session a...

Trustee Advocates Program

Empowering Texas school boards through public education advocacy training

Raise Your Hand Texas held its inaugural Trustee Advocates Program Summit earlier this month, welcoming more than 20 school districts that collectively represented more than 550,000 Texas students across the state.  Summit speakers included...

back-to-top

subscribe & make
a difference

Subscribe to our e-newsletter for Texas education news, stories, policy insights, and ways to make a difference. We only use this information to send emails relevant to you and will never share this information with third parties.

(Required)
Address (Required)(Required)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.