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Sunday, January 18, 2015

The White House released the President’s tax plan for the State of Union on 1/20 at 9pm.  Here is the bullet on consolidating and improving ed tax incentives: “Simplify, consolidate, and expand education tax benefits to improve college affordability. The President’s plan will consolidate six overlapping education provisions into just two, while improving the American Opportunity Tax Credit to provide more students up to $2,500 each year over five years as they work toward a college degree – cutting taxes for 8.5 million families and students and simplifying taxes for the more than 25 million families and students that claim education tax benefits.”

Matthew Chingos at Brookings and Paul Peterson at Harvard have released a study on the impact of vouchers on college enrollment and degree attainment in NYC. 

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Mebane Rash

Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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