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Shepherd ISD steps out of limbo and closer to state takeover

The East Texas district's elected school board voted to drop any outstanding lawsuits blocking the state's takeover of the district. Board members also ended a contract with lawyers involved in the dispute.

Jeff Cotrill of the TEA  answers questions for parents while the Shepherd Independent School District board of trustees is in executive session, before a vote in Shepherd on Friday, March 13, 2020.

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