“Recession-Fighting Ideas for Philanthropy” [News, 8/26]


PHILANTHROPY
Recession-Fighting Ideas for Philanthropy (NonProfit Times, August, 2008) – “… foundations might want to remember the importance of doing things that are visible, tangible, and promising in communities where the recession is undermining families, incomes, neighborhoods, and jobs.”

Commercial thought can work for charity (FT, 8/26) – GuideStar International CEO on “business thinking” for philanthropy and nonprofits

SCHOOLS
Can Michelle Rhee Save D.C.’s Schools? (Newsweek, 8/23)
Suburban Md. schools face stalled reforms, tight budgets, surplus students (Examiner, 8/26)
For D.C. Schools, A Pretty Good Day 1 (WaPo, 8/26)

HIV/AIDS
On street, D.C. needle swap ‘saving lives’ (AP, 8/24)

HEALTH
Flu Vaccines Now Recommended for All Children (WAMU, 8/25)

PEOPLE
Profile: Peter Kirsch, “busily overseeing the fast-moving life of AOL founder James V. Kimsey” (WaPo, 8/25)