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Members of Robert Lee ISD’s middle and high schools warm up before a track meet in Robert Lee, Texas on March 9, 2023.
Matthew Busch for NBC News

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In deep-red Texas, officials warn GOP plans could doom rural public schools

Classroom battles over racism and LGBTQ inclusion have supercharged the movement for private school choice. Remote public schools like the one in Robert Lee, Texas, could pay the price, opponents warn.