Conservative consultants and PACs are turning Texas school boards into partisan battlegrounds.
Steven Monacelli is the Texas Observer's Special Investigative Correspondent, based in Dallas. His reporting has been featured in Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, The Real News, Dallas Observer, Dallas Weekly, and more. He is also the publisher of Protean Magazine, a nonprofit literary publication. Follow him on Twitter @stevanzetti.
Articles by Steven Monacelli
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