Undermining public schools has been a winning strategy for governors in several states. But for many rural, conservative communities in Texas, such schools are the only game in town.
Six months ago, three year-old Lina Sardar Khil disappeared. The search for her has been hampered by Islamophobia.
The group’s copresident calls the move “baby steps” for the 175-year-old Baptist university.
In many of Texas’s rapidly growing exurbs, such schools have been fast-tracked to keep pace with exploding student populations.