April 28, 1993
Vol. 12, Issue 31
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As part of a new "school-to-college transition" initiative, the DeWitt Wallace-Header's Digest Fund has announced that it will award grants totaling more than $3 million to three programs designed to increase college attendance among low-income youths.
The RJR Nabisco Foundation has announced it will award a total of $450,000 to five previous winners of its "Next Century Schools'' competition to help them replicate their restructuring programs at other schools in their communities.
Nearly three-quarters of corporate volunteer programs focus on education, placing it at the top of a list of critical issues targeted by these programs, according to a report released last week.
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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