CSCOPE, Algebra II Emerge as Issues in SBOE Primaries

As almost half of the 15 members of the Texas State Board of Education complete their first term in January, at least one new face, and perhaps three, could join the ranks of newcomers to the board that oversees the state’s public schools.

Barring a general election upset, whether that happens will likely be determined in three March primary races. Two longtime Republican incumbents, Pat Hardy of Fort Worth and David Bradley of Beaumont, face challengers. And three candidates are vying to replace Dallas Democrat Mavis Knight, who announced last year she would not run for re-election after 12 ...

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