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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.

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

Don Hill | Posted 02.24.2017 | 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.

Catherine New

What's About To Happen To Your Tax Bill Looks Pretty Awful

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 11.07.2012 | Money

The election is behind us, but a new uncertainty looms: Taxes. If Congress and the newly reelected president don't take action, most Americans will...

How Republicans Have Twisted the Argument about Income Taxes

Raymond Griffith | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics
Raymond Griffith

Mitt Romney and Republicans have effectively twisted the debate away from the way the rich avoid their responsibilities into an attack on the poor, as if being poor makes you unpatriotic. And we cannot allow ourselves to let their attacks define the issues.