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Former far-right hard-liner says pro-voucher billionaires are using school board races to sow distrust in public education

The largesse from billionaires Tim Dunn and brothers Farris and Dan Wilks has made its way into local politics. Courtney Gore, a Republican school board member in Granbury, says it’s part of their strategy to build support for vouchers.

By Jeremy Schwartz, The Texas Tribune and ProPublica
Courtney Gore, vice president of the Granbury Independent School District Board of Trustees, listens to public comments during a February meeting.

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Politics Public education State government Glenn Rogers Greg Abbott Mike Lang Tim Dunn