“New York City Charter Move Proves Pricey; City Budgets $5.4 Million for Rent for Schools Ousted From District Buildings.” By Leslie Brody. Wall Street Journal. May 28, 2014.
“What the VA could learn from charter schools.” By Ramin Oskoui. Washington Post. May 31, 2014.
“Unlikely Allies Uniting to Fight School Changes.” By Motoko Rich. New York Times. May 27, 2014.
“The Newark School Reform Wars: The city has a new mayor with a progressive mandate, but its schools are reeling from the market-based reforms Cory Booker introduced.” By Owen Davis. Nation. May 28, 2014.
“Akili Academy first-grader Kyron Bourgeois, 6, raises his hand in the class of Hannah Bunis on May 27, 2014 in New Orleans. Akili Academy in the Upper Ninth Ward of New Orleans will be absorbing some students from the city’s closing public schools.” By Lyndsey Layton. Washington Post. May 30, 2014.
“Colleges Rattled as Obama Seeks Rating System.” By Michael D. Shear. New York Times. May 26, 2014.
“N.Y.U. Crisis in Abu Dhabi Stretches to Wall Street.” By Andrew Ross Sorkin. New York Times. May 27, 2014.
“Losses soar at acclaimed Olin College; Needham engineering school relies on a large but hard-hit endowment; Olin College spent nearly $100 million more than it took in from 2008 to 2011, records show.” By Jon Marcus. Boston Globe. May 27, 2014.
“Lawsuit Filed Over Cooper Union Tuition; Plaintiffs Say Trustees Mismanaged School Finances.” By Mike Vilensky. Wall Street Journal. May 28, 2014.
“Job Search Meets Fundraising: Some Colleges Fold Career Centers Into Their Development Offices.” By Melissa Korn. Wall Street Journal. May 28, 2014.
“After Raising $1 Billion in Seven Months, Harvard Campaign on Record-Shattering Pace.” By Matthew Q. Clarida. Harvard Crimson. May 29, 2014.
“Alums Fund Poets, Libraries and More: New York Donors Give Back to Yale and University of Vermont.” By Melanie Grayce West. Wall Street Journal. May 30, 2014.
“To Young Minds of Today, Harvard Is the Stanford of the East; Riding Technology Wave, Stanford Rises to Top of Some Measures.” By Richard Perez-Pena. New York Times. May 30, 2014.
“Stanford tops Harvard as America’s ‘it’ school.” New York Times. May 30, 2014.
“$5 Million to Endow Yale Poetry Chair.” By Allan Kozinn. New York Times. May 31, 2014.
PUBLIC SCHOOL PHILANTHROPY
“Billionaires Boost Schools In Jersey City; David Tepper, Alan Fournier Set Up Institution to Help Train Principals.” By Leslie Brody. Wall Street Journal. May 27, 2014.
“Zuckerberg, wife gift $120M to Calif. schools.” USA Today. May 30, 2014.
“Zuckerberg, wife gift $120M to CA schools.” San Francisco Chronicle. May 30, 2014.
“Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pledges $120 million to help struggling Bay Area schools.” San Jose Mercury-News. May 30, 2014.
“Mark Zuckerberg, wife to donate $120 million to Bay Area schools.” Los Angeles Times. May 31, 2014.