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Texas lawmakers send Gov. Greg Abbott a bill that funds virtual learning, but could leave out many students of color

The bill would pay for virtual learning until September 2023, but won't fund it for students who have failed their STAAR exams.

Candace Hunter’s children are home-schooled due to the pandemic and have been struggling to manage the onslaught of assignments that come with remote learning. Her son is photographed here in Austin on Nov. 13, 2020.

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