How to beat the GOP in 2020: Here’s how to beat GOP candidates

A former Ohio State law professor and prominent civil rights activist has a message for Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign: Stay away from me.In an email to POLITICO on Monday, Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, warned that the candidate’s refusal to acknowledge that “black lives matter” has alienated African …

Kentucky school district to close public schools due to budget crisis

A Lexington school district is expected to close its doors on April 19, and the state is asking for a $1 billion loan to keep it open.State Superintendent of Public Instruction Kevin O’Connor said in a statement Thursday that his office is taking the request seriously and is “committed to a successful and equitable education …

Denver public schools lose $6 million in 2019-20 in funding deal with school districts

DENVER — The Denver Public Schools district announced Tuesday that it will be slashing $6.2 million from its 2019-2020 budget as part of a deal with the district’s largest school districts, the city said.The district said it will also be reducing its workforce of about 200 employees from nearly 600 in 2019 to about 160.It …