Tuesday, Feb. 20 – In the News…


EDUCATION
[DC] After-School Programs for Middle-Schoolers (WaTimes, 2/19)
Project My Time is an initiative of the DC Children and Youth Investment Trust Corporation [WG member]. The trust is in partnership with several other stakeholders to carry out the initiative, including the mayor’s office, the D.C. Council, D.C. Public Schools, district agencies and philanthropic organizations.

[DC] Cautionary Wisdom on the Schools Takeover (WaPo, 2/17)

[VA] Teachers Fight Proposed Salary (WaPo, 2/18)
Prince William County Superintendent’s budget denies teachers a cost of living raise. (Related – Dec. 2006 study: “Teacher Pay Reforms: Political Implications of Recent Research“)

HEALTH
[MD] Expanded Health Care Becoming a Priority in Maryland (WaPo, 2/17 – scroll down to article)
Maryland House is full of bills to expand health care, but Senate leadership remains skeptical.

PHILANTHROPY
Guiding a New Generation of Philanthropists (U.S. News, 2/18)