December 14, 1994
Vol. 14, Issue 15
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Nearly a year after he pledged to provide $500 million to the nation's public schools, the philanthropist Walter H. Annenberg is getting ready to announce where a big portion of that money will go.
Eight years ago, the Charles A. Dana Foundation launched an awards program to recognize innovations in education and health. It hoped a $50,000 prize would draw attention to the winners' ideas and help spread their successes to more communities.
An Idaho district court judge has dismissed a lawsuit challenging the state's school-finance system, ruling that the state legislature rendered the case moot by responding to some of the plaintiffs' complaints.
PAGE 44 - Commentary
Assistance with homework has long been a hot potato for both schools and parents. And fingers are still getting burned on both sides. It's clear that both independent and public schools should be doing a better job communicating with parents on this substantive issue.
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The English dither about most things. In some moods and phases they gaze across the Atlantic, seeking to imitate the powerful American example, exploiting the advantages of a (more or less) common language, and trying to protect themselves by cultivating the historic special relationship.
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