Resources for Staying Informed
Raise Your Hand Texas advances public education by igniting fiercely innovative leadership and advocacy for our state’s 5 million+ students. Raise Your Hand Texas is a non-profit education advocacy organization working to strengthen public education in Texas. It trains public school leaders to lead transformational change at the campus level, and advocate for public policies that make public schools better for all Texas students.
TAMSA is a statewide, grassroots organization comprised of parents and other community members concerned with the overemphasis on high stakes STAAR tests and the misallocation of hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to the tests that should be going to the classroom. Our mission is to improve public education in Texas through the use of meaningful and effective student assessments that allow for more productive classroom instruction and more efficient use of public funds.
The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit journalism with an
all-digital platform. Headquartered in downtown Austin, it is devoted to increasing knowledge and participation
in state government and public policy. It aims to
promote civic engagement through original, explanatory journalism and
public events. Its website and content in various delivery platforms serves as an
alternative news source for Texas, with a goal of supplementing mainstream media sources.
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