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Philanthropy Advocates was formerly known as the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) until August 2020. Previously-created resources, documents and blog posts mentioning TEGAC are still provided on this website for your reference.

Philanthropy Advocates was formerly known as the Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium (TEGAC) until August 2020. Previously-created resources, documents and blog posts mentioning TEGAC are still provided on this website for your reference.

Governor Abbott’s Responses Following the Uvalde School Shooting


Governor Abbott has shared several press releases regarding the tragic shooting in Uvalde at Robb Elementary. We have compiled a list of these press releases. 

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Recap: House Public Education Committee Interim Hearing

Notes on the Committee's May 24 Interim Hearing


The Texas House Public Education Committee met on Tuesday, May 24. Read our recap of this meeting, including video excerpts to easily re-watch key exchanges throughout the hearing.
 

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Recap: Senate Education Committee Interim Hearing

Notes on the Committee's May 24 Interim Hearing


The Texas Senate Committee on Education met on Tuesday, May 24. Read our recap of this meeting, including video excerpts to easily re-watch key exchanges throughout the hearing.
 

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Recap: House International Relations & Economic Development

Notes on the Committee's May 19 Interim Hearing


The Texas House International Relations & Economic Development committee met on Thursday, May 19.  Read our recap of this meeting, including video excerpts to easily re-watch key exchanges throughout the hearing.
 

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