Area unemployment rates jump in January [News, 3.12]
Area Jobless Rates Climb to Levels Not Seen in More Than a Decade (WaPo, 3/12) – Rates in DC, Md., Va. jump a full percentage point (give or take) in one month.
19 nonprofits get $345K from National Harbor developer (Gazette, 3/12) – This year, fewer recipients and larger grants, says Desiree Griffin-Moore, executive director of the Prince George’s Community Foundation.
Foreclosure crisis fallout: More homeless children (WTOP, 3/11)
Federal Measure Allots Funds to Area (WaPo, 3/12) – $35M for DC schools, $20M to recruit and train principals
DC SCHOOL REFORM
Rhee talks about next year’s teacher evaluation system (WaPo, 3/12) – Says the teachers she’s consulted “believe it’s fair and transparent and a huge improvement over the current tool.”
TIMELY GRANTS DATA
The nation’s top foundations are reporting their grants directly to the Foundation Center (3/10). Here’s how any foundation can do it.