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For the first time in five years, corporate leaders expect their companies' charitable giving to increase--by 3 percent this year and 5 percent next year, according to an annual Conference Board survey.
School reform can be a lonely business.
Capping off a series of campaign-style appearances in California last week, President Clinton called for the formation of public-private partnerships to ensure that every American classroom is connected to the Internet by 2000.
For those familiar with Daniel Goleman's probing articles for The New York Times on the rapidly advancing research frontiers in behavioral and brain science, his latest book will be a welcome application of that work to problems of teaching and nurturing the young. In Emotional Intelligence, published this month, the Harvard University-trained psychologist examines not only the biophysiological mechanisms that govern expressions of passion and reason, but also the enhanced importance to future success that a child's emotional competence--self-control, social awareness, interpersonal skills--has assumed.
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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