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School Choice Week is coming January 26th!

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A Note From Our President

Dear Reader,

Bringing transparency to Texas

Less than a year after Jon Cassidy,'s Texas bureau chief, blew the whistle on shenanigans in a local school district, two officials have been indicted. Jon's story drew attention to ongoing multi-million dollar fraud in the Beaumont Independent School District--which the rest of the state's media had willfully ignored. The two officials face 19 felony counts, and taxpayers in the district are beginning to understand where their money has gone. This is the power of great journalism, and these are the kinds of stories our Watchdog reporters produce throughout the country.

Best regards,

Jason Stverak
President, Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity

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