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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 03.07.2016 | 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 03.01.2016 | 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.

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

Don Hill | Posted 02.24.2016 | Education
Don Hill

While private schools may receive no direct funding from government, they do receive significant indirect support from Washington and from their states and municipalities in the form of tax loopholes, deductions, and exemptions - tax expenditures in the nomenclature of the IRS.

Elitism v. Education: Are Private Schools Really Worth The $136,000 Price Tag?

Holly Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Holly Robinson

I still haven't managed to wrap my mind around how much money a private high school education costs.