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Raise Your Hand Texas® honors 100 legislators with inaugural Public Education Champion Award

Raise Your Hand Texas’ inaugural Public Education Champion Award recognizes legislators for their outstanding achievement and steadfast commitment to Texas public education during the 88th Legislative Session.

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By Anne Lasseigne Tiedt, APR - Senior Director of Strategic Communications, Raise Your Hand Texas

Anne Lasseigne Tiedt serves as the senior director of strategic communications of Raise Your Hand Texas and connects policy, research, and her communications expertise to support innovative approaches to the challenges in education policy in Texas.

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“In selecting Public Education Champion Award recipients, Raise Your Hand Texas reviewed legislation and votes during the 88th Legislative Session and identified 100 legislators who withstood intense political pressure and exemplified strong, courageous support for public schools, teachers and students.”

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