The Charles Butt Foundation Team is thrilled to share some of the most popular stories of 2023 — your engagement made it all possible!
Thank you for diving into our stories, joining our learning communities, fueling our research, and elevating Texas public education. You’re the heartbeat of our mission, and we hope our content mirrors your interests and dedication.
As we embrace the new year and academic semester, we also send out immense gratitude to our community of educators, researchers, families, and changemakers — your collaboration propels us forward.We look forward to more connection, learning, and impact in the year ahead!
Here is our top content from last year:
Teaching: Raising Texas Teachers, UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIPS
We believe every student, in every Texas classroom, must have an effective teacher every year. In 2017, we launched the Raising Texas Teachers initiative in an effort to make that goal a reality.
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Our state’s longstanding teacher shortage represents a systemic challenge that must be addressed. Texas must build on the great work already underway in many districts and at several university teacher preparation programs.
Equity: Stories of impact
In a short timeframe, Dr. Jaime Aquino’s example of authentic and representational leadership has made lasting impacts on the school district and the city of San Antonio.
Innovation: Raising Blended Learners, Stories of Impact
“What blended learning has brought is the goal setting. Getting to see the excitement on their face when they meet their goal or go beyond their goal for a five-year-old, is just the best feeling in the whole entire world.”
Celebrating the vulnerability of Venus ISD leaders in taking ownership of significant gaps in secondary reading instruction and the thoughtful strategies they put in place to help students find real and lasting success.
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