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Count the ways: How GOP tax plans would reward rich families

The Denver Post (Education) 12/6 3:57P Josh Boak
WASHINGTON Life may be about to get easier for people with rich parents. They can thank the Republicans tax plans. Part of their prep school tuition could be shielded from taxes. A larger chunk of their inheritances would be free of estate tax....

Dougco kills school vouchers, but the movement lives on, proponents say

The Denver Post (Education) 12/5 12:25P Monte Whaley
The Douglas County School Board threw a knockout punch at school vouchers locally but fell short of staggering the movement nationwide, voucher supporters said Tuesday. Voucher backer and Colorado State Board of Education member Pam Mazanec knew...

Douglas County school board ends controversial voucher program

The Denver Post (Education) 12/4 2:59P Nicholas Garcia
CASTLE ROCK The Douglas County School Board voted Monday to end a controversial private-school voucher program and directed the school district to end a long-running legal battle that reached the nation s highest court. The board voted 6-0 at a...

U.S. charter schools put growing numbers in racial isolation

The Denver Post (Education) 12/2 5:20P Ivan Moreno, Larry Fenn, Michael
MILWAUKEE Charter schools are among the nation s most segregated, an Associated Press analysis finds an outcome at odds, critics say, with their goal of offering a better alternative to failing...
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