April 14, 1993
Vol. 12, Issue 29
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Chalk up an assist to the Alpha Beta and the Boys/Viva Supermarkets Foundation, which announced last week that it will contribute $10 million to save sports programs in the Los Angeles public schools from an onslaught of major budget cutbacks.
Young adults with disabilities make "significant movement" toward economic and social independence within five years after leaving high school, a new study concludes, but for the most part they remain clustered in low-skill, low-wage jobs, and few have incomes much above the poverty level.
As the Clinton Administration scrambles to fulfill its self-imposed deadline to complete a national health-care-reform plan by the end of next month, a coalition linking health and children's advocates has laid out an agenda for how a transformed health-care system should meet the special needs of children.
FOUNDATION SUPPORT: Coverage of specific topics in Education Week is supported in part by grants from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the CME Group Foundation, the Carnegie Corporation of New York, the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation, the Joyce Foundation, the NoVo Foundation, the Noyce Foundation, the Raikes Foundation, the Wallace Foundation, and the Walton Family Foundation. The newspaper retains sole editorial control over the content of the articles that are underwritten by the foundations. Additional grants in support of Editorial Projects in Education’s data journalism and video capacity come from the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust and the Schott Foundation for Public Education. (Updated 1/1/2017)
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