Tuesday, March 6 – In the News…


SCHOOLS
[MD, DC] “got breakfast?” (TM) Foundation gives grants in District, Md. (BusinessWire, 3/5)
Grants to Pr. George’s County’s Langley Park McCormick Elementary and DC’s Friendship Public Charter Schools are among the first of several that the foundation will make in conjunction with Share Our Strength [WG member].

ENVIRONMENT
Bank of America Starts Green Initiative (AP, 3/6)
A $20 billion initiative from Bank of America [WG member] includes $50 million in donations to nonprofits.

CHILD CARE
[VA] Long Wait List for Va. Child-Care Subsidy (WaPo, 3/6)
Subsidy programs in DC and Md. are better funded than in Virginia. “It hasn’t been a priority in Virginia, simple and plain,” said Suzanne Clark Johnson, Voices for Virginia’s Children.