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What happens when Texas takes over a school district like Houston ISD

When do state takeovers of Texas public schools or districts happen? How long can they last? We provide answers to some of the questions surrounding the takeover of Houston ISD.

Students outside North Forest High School in Houston.

When do takeovers happen?

How does a takeover work? 

How long do takeovers last?

Who can be on a board of managers?

What does a takeover mean for the Houston school district?

Why are takeovers controversial?

What is the success record of takeovers?

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