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As culture wars envelop schools, North Texas sees a superintendent exodus

Several departures come after months of contentious fights over teaching about slavery, requiring pandemic precautions and limiting what books kids can access.

Former Richardson ISD Superintendent Dr. Jeannie Stone left the superintendent position to focus on advocacy and closing achievement gaps through organizations she is involved in, such as the Texas School Alliance. "After 33 years, it was time for me to lend my passion and purpose to some other areas where I could make a larger impact," Stone said.

Outside pressures

A fast-changing position

“Parental bill of rights” 

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