Back to life…back to reality [News, 2.16.10]
ARTS | Click here to read Glen Howard’s piece on what we can learn from a new National Arts Index. (WGDaily, 2/16).
– Maryland: Governor O’Malley’s Education Reform Act of 2010 accelerates efforts…
– O’Malley proposes linking student performance, teachers’ jobs (Examiner, 2/16)
PHILANTHROPY 101 | A new undergraduate program in philanthropic studies (wire, 2/15)
HEALTH | Virginia gets $24 million in federal funds for health care technology (WBJ, 2/16)
HONORED | Community Foundation President Terri Lee Freeman (Informer, 2/15) – “The Washington Wizards are honored to partner with Amtrak in recognizing these outstanding community leaders.”
SICK LEAVE | Lack of paid sick days helped swine flu spread (Health Leaders, 2/16) – “the US is one of only a few developed nations without universal paid sick days.” Related: Public Welfare Foundation’s “Paid Sick Days: A Basic Labor Standard for the 21st Century.”