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Texas tried to take over Shepherd ISD. But a surprise, last-minute court order blocked those plans.

State officials were stopped from swearing in an appointed board of managers to run the East Texas school district where two schools received failing grades for years.

Shepherd ISD board of trustee Michael Courvelle outside of the Shepherd ISD administration building in Shepherd on Monday, M…
The names plates have been removed in the Shepherd ISD school board meeting room in Shepherd on Monday, March 9, 2020.
Shepherd ISD board trustee Michael Courvelle speaks at the Shepherd ISD administration building after a TEA-scheduled meetin…

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