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Dependent Schools - How the Public Pays More to Educate Students in Wealthy Private Schools Than Those in Public Schools

Don Hill | Posted 03.05.2017 | Education
Don Hill

(4th of 5 installments) Tax subsidies exist for private schools at least in part because the schools and their students' parents are deemed to serve ...

Dependent Schools - How the Public Pays More to Educate Students in Wealthy Private Schools Than Those in Public Schools

Don Hill | Posted 03.02.2017 | Education
Don Hill

Many booarding schools have found it difficult to consistently maintain full enrollments. Mercersburg was founded as a boys' school in 1893; it added girls in 1969 to counter a shrinking male applicant pool.

Remembering My Larger-Than-Life Grandmother 'Pretzel'

Geraldine Leer | Posted 11.06.2014 | Fifty
Geraldine Leer

Born in 1902 on a farm in Loup City, Nebraska, Geraldine Ayliff Waite always hated her name. So her grandchildren just called her 'Pretzel.' To me, Pretzel was larger than life.

Discovering Wit and Wisdom in Historic Deerfield MA

Wicked Good Travel Tips | Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel
Wicked Good Travel Tips

Entering Main Street, Deerfield is like stepping into a picture postcard. Leafy arches stretch across the road in welcome, while colonial and federalist homes stand proudly as they have for two centuries.

'No One In Hyannis Port Would Be Surprised If They Eloped'

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 08.29.2012 | Celebrity

After crashing a Kennedy wedding and snubbing the mother-of-the-bride, you'd think Taylor Swift would be on her best behavior. Alas, this isn't so...