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Unlicensed religious chaplains may counsel students in Texas’ public schools after lawmakers OK proposal

Opponents fear the bill is a “Trojan horse” for evangelizing kids and will worsen the state’s mental health crisis through disproven counseling approaches.

Students walk to class in between class periods at Tenaha High School in Tenaha, TX photographed on November 11, 2022.

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