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TSPRA E-newsletter

July 24, 2019 Newsletter
In this issue...

Feature Story
Hit the Links with TSPRA 2020

Other Stories
♦ 2020 Annual Conference Hotel
♦ Kenneth Dixon Appointed to TSPRA EC
♦ Summary for June EC Meeting

New Members, Congratulations
Upcoming Events
and MORE!home newspaper


A Claim, a Fact, a Benefit 

Here's a method that will help you write a good single-point message. It should contain a claim, a fact and a benefit. For example:
Claim: The new reading curriculum has had proven success across the country.
Fact: It has raised reading scores by a minimum of 22 percent.
Benefit: As a result, we expect similar gains in reading competency for our students.

- Jim Dunn, APR, president of
Jim Dunn & Associates,
Liberty, Mo., and an NSPRA past president

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Links You Can Use

July 24, 2019
•  TEA has a massive guide covering the changes, questions and concerns in the wake of the governor signing House Bill 3 into law last month. 

•  The Texas Tribune looks at the life and legacy of Ross Perot, including, among many, many other things, his influence on Texas public education.

•  The Washington Post learns that kids are still saying the darnedest things


Stay tuned for the next TSPRA survey.


    • Sept. 3, 2019 Last day to send in officer nominations
    • Sept. 16, 2019  Last day to pay dues if you want to serve as an officer
    • Oct. 31, 2019 Deadline to renew and pay TSPRA dues