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West Texas parents are suing their schools over racism as others demand action over antisemitic bullying

School leaders have said they don’t tolerate racism and that they regularly train teachers how to deal with bullying. But parents say inaction by officials tells a different story.

Tracy Kemp stands outside of Laura Bush Middle School on Dec. 14, 2022. Both of Kemp’s sons attend Lubbock-Cooper ISD schools and have been experiencing racism from classmates throughout this school year.
Exterior of the Laura Bush Middle School Wednesday morning. Both of Kemp’s sons attend Lubbock-Cooper ISD schools and have been experiencing racism from classmates throughout this school year.
Slaton High School, about 16 miles southeast of Lubbock, on Wednesday morning.
Exterior of the J.T. Hutchinson Middle School Wednesday morning.

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