DISTRICT | D.C. was the second fastest growing “state” in the country last year, with a 2.15 percent population increase over the year before. The only place that saw a higher growth rate was North Dakota. (Examiner, 12/21)
COMMUNITY | Mariah Craven of the Washington Area Women’s Foundation reflects on the most significant public policies that affected women and girls in 2012. (WAWF, 12/20)
HEALTH | As DC Gets the Green Light to Move Forward on Health Reform, Important Decisions Await (DCFPI, 12/20)
NONPROFITS | Phil Buchanan of the Center for Effective Philanthropy writes in the Chronicle about the various ways that the nonprofit sector has failed to make its case to the public about how critical nonprofit organizations are to society. (Chronicle, 12/19)
EDUCATION | A task force is urging D.C. Public Schools to employ a librarian in every school, regardless of size. (Examiner, 12/21)
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