Thursday Round-up [News, 5/1]


SCHOOLS
Regarding the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship (voucher) program,  Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton wants to eliminate it. Mayor Fenty wants to continue it, but not increase funding. (Examiner, 5/1)
– “In Prince George’s, all 21 schools that require restructuring are designated for the staff replacement option…” (WaPo, 5/1)

TRANSPORTATION
Metro Extension Plan Revived, But Officials Include Conditions (WaPo, 5/1) – Feds to Metro: Find $489M to cover existing needs, then we’ll talk.

ENVIRONMENT
Region’s Air Still a Problem, Study Finds (WaPo, 5/1) – getting better, but still bad.

NONPROFITS
Bottom-line philanthropy – “Nonprofits find help developing pitches aimed at donors used to seeing results” (Boston Globe, 4/30)

IMMIGRATION
This Examiner article is your best shot at understanding the enforcement policy change in Pr. William. (5/1)

HIV/AIDS
HIV-AIDS Forum Aimed at Teens (WaPo, 5/1) – Info and free testing in Southeast, DC
Magic Johnson in DC to promote HIV/AIDS testing, education (WTOP, 5/1)