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Denver: Insurgents Hope to Oust Billionaire-Backed School Board Majority

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'The Denver school Board is up for grabs, and a battle looms between progressives supporting public schools and a slate controlled by Stand for Children, Democrats for Education Reform, and groups controlled by Wall Street and billionaires. The “reformers” support school closures, disruption, charter schools, and high-stakes testing. The powerful, who control the board, say that  any challenge to their total power is “divisive.” The Denver Public Schools board will welcome three new members next year, but voters will have to decide whether it also has a new direction.'

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