Published Online: January 27, 1999
Published in Print: January 27, 1999, as Grants



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From Private Sources

Toshiba America Foundation
126 E. 56th St. New York, NY 10022

Biology. For biology study by 40 learning-disabled students: $3,550 to Bay Cove Academy, Brookline, Mass.

Botany. To enable 175 students to identify leaf structure and botanical classifiction, survey ferns and grasses, prepare a botanical display, investigate fossil formations, and examine coral reefs: $4,900 to Coral Gables Senior High School, Coral Gables, Fla.

Physics. To enable 160 students to study Newton's law of motion and other physics principles while constructing and flying model airplanes: $11,200 to Turnstall High School, Dry Fork, Va.

Physics. To enable 30 students to study the law of conservation of energy using roller coasters as part of a hands-on, inquiry-based physics course: $3,200 to Lackawanna Trail School District, Factoryville, Pa.

Science. To help 480 students reinforce their study of anatomy, physiology, cell structure and function, DNA and protein, mitosis, and Mendel's principles of heredity: $3,450 to Ramona Convent Secondary School, Alhambra, Calif.

Carnegie Corporation of New York
437 Madison Ave. New York, NY 10022

Adolescence. In support of an adolescence center: $1 million to Stanford University, Stanford, Calif.

Child advocates. For publication and dissemination of educational materials on business leaders' roles as child advocates: $11,000 to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Mass.

Development. To assist states in implementing policies that promote young children's healthy development and school readiness: $200,000 to the National Governors' Association Center for Best Practices, Washington.

Early childhood. Toward organizing and planning a public education campaign on meeting the needs of young children: $25,000 to Caesar and Washburn Inc., New York City.

Early childhood. To improve the quality and financial stability of the Success by Six early-childhood programs: $24,700 to United Way of America, Alexandria, Va.

Education law. In support of advocacy on behalf of abused children and mediation efforts to prevent violence among children and youths: $25,000 to Lawyers for America, Hartford, Conn.

Education law. In support of an education litigation program: $555,000 to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, New York City.

Head Start. For a project to promote excellence in Head Start programs for disadvantaged preschool children: $25,000 to the National Head Start Association, Alexandria, Va.

Health. For a policy initiative on the health and well-being of Hispanic youths: $376,000 to the National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human Sevices Organizations, Washington.

Math, science, and technology. To fund a national project to reformulate the content of elementary and secondary education in science, mathematics, and technology: $592,450 to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington.

Preschool children. For research and publications on the Head Start program for disadvantaged preschoolers: $325,000 to Yale University, New Haven, Conn.

Public policy. To support a public-policy project to promote the well-being of children: $440,000 to the Aspen Institute, Washington.

The corporation also gave $300,000 each to several organizations in support of early-childhood programs and policy initiatives to meet the needs of young children. The organizations are: Baltimore City Healthy Start in Baltimore; Bright Beginnings in Denver; Boston University in Boston; the Florida Children's Forum in Tallahassee,Fla.; and the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, Pa.

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