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 A ninth-grade student returns a classroom calculator to its pouch at Bowie High School in Austin on April 2013. Some Republicans say support for school choice is at an all-time high and are hopeful that the Texas Legislature will back related measures next year.
Tamir Kalifa
The Texas Tribune
Advocates say discontent with public schools’ pandemic rules and teachings on race and gender identity have helped raise support for school choice to an all-time high.