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Letters to the Editor: The Supreme Court futher erodes the wall between church and state 5.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Taxpayer money should never subsidize tuition at private religious schools, but the Supreme Court wrongly believes otherwise.

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SCOTUS Ruling on Religious Schools Threatens Church-State Separation 1.7.2020 Truthout.com
The SCOTUS building stands against a grey sky
Civil liberties advocates warn the ruling could make taxpayers underwrite religious education.
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Editorial: The Supreme Court made the wrong call on public aid for religious schools 1.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

States should be free to decide not to fund religious education

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Upcoming SCOTUS Ruling Could Starve Public Schools in Favor of Religious Ones 21.1.2020 Truthout.com
Detractors argue that the ruling could result in a mandate for religious voucher programs in every ...
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Column: Two billionaires explain why they shouldn't pay more taxes, unlike you poor saps 15.8.2019 LA Times: Business

Two billionaires explain why they think they know better how to spend their money than you do.

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UCLA knew of a cash-for-admissions deal, years before the scandal 13.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Like thousands of students each year, the high school senior hoped to secure a coveted spot in the UCLA freshman class.

She ran track for a private school in Los Angeles, but her personal best in the 800 meters wasn’t nearly fast enough to earn a place on a high-level college team. The UCLA track...

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Echo Park parents, rich and poor, joined forces to honor teacher picket line 18.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Parents at Elysian Heights Elementary speak proudly of its longstanding culture of civic-mindedness: the after-school art and music classes taught on a volunteer basis. A curriculum that stresses concepts of social justice and community. The mascot, a stray tabby cat fed and nurtured by students...

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Betsy DeVos knows little about public education. And she doesn't want to learn. 17.5.2018 Washington Post
Betsy DeVos knows little about public education. And she doesn't want to learn.
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The Arizona teacher walkouts are just a skirmish in the larger war on public education 26.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Teachers are walking out again, this time shutting down campuses in 90 or more school districts across Arizona. Gov. Doug Ducey claims to be puzzled: He endorsed a plan to give teachers raises that would add up to a 20% pay increase over the next three years. Why would teachers walk out now?

Surely...

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Douglas County school board picks new superintendent — one of its biggest decisions since it became solidly anti-voucher in November 6.4.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Thomas S. Tucker, who was the first African-American to reach top education jobs in Ohio, was hired Thursday night as the new head of the Douglas County School District.
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Douglas County Schools must pay the private education costs of student who has autism, judge rules 13.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
A federal judge on Monday ruled that the Douglas County School District did not provide an adequate education to a student who has autism and must reimburse his family for the cost of sending him to a private school for students with disabilities.
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Is that a Stone you’re drinking, or a Keystone? Craft brewer sues MillerCoors for infringement 13.2.2018 Denver Post: News: Local
Stone Brewing Co., one of the country's largest craft brewers, said Monday it has sued Denver-based MillerCoors for infringing on a brand built over more than two decades.
This is what inadequate funding at a public school looks and feels like — as told by an entire faculty 10.2.2018 Washington Post
This is what inadequate funding at a public school looks and feels like — as told by an entire faculty
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No Eminence By Diktat 31.1.2018 Opinion – The Indian Express
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Devalued Degree: 7 of 10 seats empty, in engineering graveyard, few lessons come to life 12.12.2017 Education – The Indian Express
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In two states, coaching institutes fight tug of war over students 21.11.2017 Front Page – The Indian Express
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Testing required at private schools in Nevada choice program 19.11.2017 AP National
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Standardized tests are a given in public school, and they're mandatory for Nevada private schools participating in the state's budding school-choice program....
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The GOP tax reform bill helps Betsy DeVos's school choice agenda, but worries public education advocates 3.11.2017 Washington Post
The GOP tax reform bill helps Betsy DeVos's school choice agenda, but worries public education advocates
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How to fix American democracy: Ideas that get beyond our day-to-day political upheaval 29.10.2017 Washington Post
As we approach the one-year anniversary of the election, 38 writers and artists propose solutions that could repair the underlying conditions bedeviling our system.
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Opponents of School Privatization Are Very Worried About a New Law in Illinois and Here's Why 28.9.2017 Truthout - All Articles
Chicago public schools began classes this month after securing much-needed money from the state. But the funding bill came with a provision that critics say could imperil public education in the state and serve as a frightening precedent for the rest of the country.  This "poison pill," as teachers unions call it, allows individuals and corporations to donate to private schools in lieu of paying taxes. Many opponents liken this to school voucher programs, which can be devastating to public schools.  The new program differs from a traditional voucher program. Rather than directly using public money for private-school tuition, it doles out tax credits for donations to private-school scholarship funds. But opponents of the program allege that its effect could be similar to that of vouchers, by causing students to leave public schools while reducing these schools' per-pupil funding base. As more students are incentivized to attend private schools through the newly created scholarships, public schools could ...
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