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"After Lengthy Court Battle, Colorado School Board Votes to End Contested Voucher Program" from The 74

on Wednesday, 06 December 2017.

The Douglas County, Colorado school board voted last night to end the district’s controversial voucher program in a highly anticipated, yet closely-watched move.

In a race that received national attention for its potential implications for voucher programs around the country, voters in November elected four anti-voucher school board candidates, who joined three like-minded members on the board.

In the runup to the election, the American Federation of Teachers spent $300,000 to support anti-voucher candidates, and Republican donors contributed heavily to their opponents, the Denver Post reported.

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