Texas Is Taking Over Houston’s Schools, Prompting Charges of Racism

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New York Times

Dec 2, 1:00 AM

Texas Is Taking Over Houston’s Schools, Prompting Charges of Racism

Though the Texas Legislature passed the law in 2015, it is only now being put to its biggest test, in Houston. The state takeover in Houston has put Mr. Dutton’s political career at risk and caused upheaval and uncertainty in one of the largest public-school systems in the country, a sprawling bureaucracy with 200,000 students and more than 12,000 teachers in 280 schools.

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