Raise Your Hand Texas identifies and pilots promising ideas to improve public education, and supports the conditions and public policies needed to scale proven approaches to benefit all Texas students. Through this portal, you can apply for the following programs. Please click visit each program's website for additional details, including eligibility information.
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers provides scholarships, professional development, mentoring and other support to future teachers at 11 teacher preparation programs across the state.
Raising School Leaders provides leadership development for Texas school leaders, including sponsoring attendance to summer institutes at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Raising Blended Learners is a demonstration initiative to showcase strategies for using blended learning to improve student achievement across diverse student demographics and geographic regions in the state, particularly among schools and districts with persistent achievement gaps.