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After an indoor reception for Texas education officials, many attendees weren't told of COVID-19 diagnoses

Within two weeks of an informal reception honoring retiring State Board of Education members, at least three members tested positive for COVID-19. No one told many of the other attendees or the hotel.

The DoubleTree Suites in Austin. Dec. 10, 2020.
From left: Attorney Darrick Eugene and outgoing SBOE member Ken Mercer at the reception for Mercer and other departing State Board of Education members.

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