IRS has released final instructions for Form 990 [News, 8/21]


PHILANTHROPY
The IRS releases final instructions for Form 990 (Chronicle, 8/19)
Charity buoyed by resilience of wealthy donors (FT, 8/19)

ENVIRONMENT
New green job curriculum lands in the District (WBJ, 8/20)

EDUCATION
– “While cash-incentive programs are expanding rapidly in schools nationwide — most of them financed by philanthropists — measurable evidence of their effectiveness is scarce.” (NYTimes, 8/19)
“What are grades, really? This was, ‘I’m getting paid.'” (NYSun, 8/20)

BACK TO SCHOOL
D.C. Council Chief criticizes quality of some school repairs (WaPo, 8/21)
Fairfax and Montgomery Co.’s feeling budget crunch (Examiner, 8/21)
School fees frustrate families (Examiner, 8/21)

HEALTH
Lack of Insurance, High Medical Costs Put More in a Bind, according to Commonwealth Fund survey. (WaPo, 8/20)