Tuesday, May 22 – In the News


Tomorrow: N.Va. Town Hall Meeting – for Washington Grantmakers members ONLY. (RSVP!)


EDUCATION
The anonymous senator blocking the D.C. schools legislation was Mary Landrieu (D-La.), at the request of D.C. School Board President Robert C. Bobb. [Louisiana?!? Yep, Louisiana.] (WaPo, 5/22)

“Jack Kent Cooke Foundation [WG member] Announces 2007 College Scholarships” (Newswire, 5/22)

PHILANTHROPY
Giving Circle Popularity Skyrockets to Become $100 Million Force (Newswire, 5/21)

D.C. VOTING RIGHTS
Tomorrow: a Senate Judiciary hearing on the constitutionality of the voting rights bill (WaPo, 5/22)