She Campaigned for a Texas School Board Seat as a GOP Hard-Liner. Now She’s Rejecting Her Party’s Extremism.

Courtney Gore, a Granbury ISD school board member, has disavowed the far-right platform she campaigned on after finding no evidence that students were being indoctrinated by the district’s curriculum. Her defiance has brought her backlash.

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Former Far-Right Hard-Liner Says 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 across Texas. Courtney Gore, a Republican school board member in Granbury, says it’s part of their strategy to build support for vouchers.

Biden Was Warned U.S. Border Policies Made Tragedy Inevitable. Then a Deadly Fire Broke Out.

A year ago, 40 men were killed in a detention center fire in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. A ProPublica-Texas Tribune examination shows that landmark shifts in U.S. border policies helped sow the seeds of a tragedy.

The Long Journey to Asylum for One Venezuelan Family

The Pabón family is among the nearly 8 million Venezuelans who have fled their country. Follow them as they begin a life in the U.S. and journey through an asylum system buckling under record numbers of new arrivals.

“I Refuse to Be Told What to Do”: Facebook Posts Show a Conservative School Board Member Rejecting Extremism

When reporter Jeremy Schwartz first learned of a local Texas activist who ran for school board on a far-right education platform, she seemed to embody the extremist movement he’d covered since 2021. Then her Facebook posts took a surprising turn.

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“El camino correcto”: desde Venezuela a Juárez y desde Nueva York a Denver, la odisea de una familia en busca de asilo

La familia Pabón se encuentra entre los casi ocho millones de venezolanos que han huido de su país. El documental, “El camino correcto”, sigue a esta familia mientras aplica y navega por el sistema de asilo de Estados Unidos.

Lo que un incendio en un centro de detención en México nos revela sobre la política de inmigración de Estados Unidos.

Hace un año, 40 hombres murieron en un incendio en Ciudad Juárez. Un análisis de ProPublica y The Texas Tribune revela que el incidente fue el resultado previsto y previsible de cambios claves en las políticas fronterizas de EE.UU.

Texas School Districts Violated a Law Intended to Add Transparency to Local Elections

ProPublica and The Texas Tribune analyzed 35 Texas school districts that held trustee elections last fall and found none that posted all of the required campaign finance records.