By admin / October 9, 2017

The Consequences of Underfunding our Public Schools, by Chandra Kring Villanueva, Center for Public Policy Priorities

Making sure our children receive a quality education is essential for the future prosperity of Texas. To be successful academically,...

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By admin / June 26, 2017

The Texas 85th Regular Session by the Numbers, by Trish Bode, Client Communications and Research Analysis, HillCo Partners

The Texas 85th Regular Session by the Numbers, by Trish Bode, Client Communications and Research Analysis, HillCo Partners The 85th...

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By admin / April 25, 2017

It’s Time to Renovate Our School Finance System, By Chandra Villanueva, CPPP

Education is the bedrock of an informed democracy and the bridge to lifelong opportunities.

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By admin / February 10, 2017

Local Research On Texas Pre-k Grants Provides Lessons for Lawmakers, Texans Care for Children, By Mary Jalonick and Adrianna Cuellar-Rojas

Local Research On Texas Pre-k Grants Provides Lessons for Lawmakers, Texans Care for Children, By Mary Jalonick and Adrianna Cuellar-Rojas...

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By admin / February 9, 2017

“They Quit on Me”: The Toll on Students of Weak Teacher Preparation, By Laura Laywell, Teach Plus

"They Quit on Me”: The Toll on Students of Weak Teacher Preparation, By Laura Laywell To have successful students, we...

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By Caroline Sabin, Executive Director, The Powell Foundation andJanet Harman, President and Founder, KDK-Harman Foundation / February 1, 2017

Texas Can No Longer Rely on Local Property Taxes to Fund Public Education, By Caroline Sabin and Janet Harman

Texas Can No Longer Rely on Local Property Taxes to Fund Public Education, By Caroline Sabin and Janet Harman In...

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By Rose Bradshaw, North Texas Community Foundation / February 1, 2017

Why Our Community Foundation Partners With State Legislators to Improve Policies and Address Needs, By Rose Bradshaw, North Texas Community Foundation

Why Our Community Foundation Partners With State Legislators to Improve Policies and Address Needs, By Rose Bradshaw, North Texas Community...

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By Stephanie Rubin, CEO of Texans Care for Children / December 21, 2016

Pre-k Works for Texas Kids and Taxpayers, By Stephanie Rubin, CEO of Texans Care for Children

Pre-k Works for Texas Kids and Taxpayers, By Stephanie Rubin, CEO of Texans Care for Children As the 2017 Texas...

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By Katherine B. Wright, Wright Family Foundation / November 10, 2016

My Family’s Foundation Entered the Policy Arena, and We Are Not Looking Back, By Katherine B. Wright, Wright Family Foundation

The system needs to change. Like many family foundations, we receive several worthy requests that we turn down due to lack of funds. Most of our grants are program/project-based—reactive to the problems at hand rather than tackling them before they become an issue. In the light of this, the Wright Family Foundation is trying different ways to combat social issues from a more proactive angle.

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By Amanda Cloud / May 20, 2016

Why did you join TEGAC? Amanda Cloud, Senior Program Officer, Simmons Foundation, Houston, TX

The Simmons Foundation’s mission is to partner with organizations that strengthen women, youth and families while building an educated, tolerant and resilient community.

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