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Million-Dollar School Board

Season 1 Episode 1 | 12m 15s

Last year, a battle royale broke out over a local school board in Jefferson County, Colorado. A newly elected conservative majority had overturned union contracts, put in a merit system for teacher pay, and funded charter schools. The response was a week of student protests and a recall election fueled by groups with political agendas and lots of money.

Aired: 07/09/16
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A Mexican-American seeks to motivate voters in a Latino district outside Houston.
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Two ex-legislators examine the ideological splits causing political strife in Wisconsin.
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A Mexican-American seeks to motivate voters in a Latino district outside Houston.