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Although African-Americans and Hispanics tend to see more problems with their local public schools than whites do, they are also more optimistic about the schools' chances for improvement and about their own children's future academic attainment, according to a survey released here last week.
Slightly more than half of American religious congregations operate or support education activities outside of religious education, and almost three-quarters maintain youth groups or youth-recreation programs, according to a survey released here 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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