- A new study has found that, nationwide, children are eating fewer calories, though experts warn that the downward trend isn’t steep enough yet to significantly reduce the rate of childhood obesity. (NY Times, 2/21)
EDUCATION | Montgomery County schools superintendent Joshua Starr has released a revised budget for the school system that includes funding for more school psychologists and counselors, as well as pay raises and teacher training. (Gazette, 2/21)
HOUSING | DCFPI looks at how the $100 million Mayor Gray recently committed to affordable housing should be spent, starting with a focus on the homeless and households that spend more than half of their incomes on housing. (DCFPI, 2/21)
COMMUNITY | On their blog, the Washington Area Women’s Foundation‘s Shae Harris asks, “Where are the Black Women During Black History Month?” (WAWF, 2/20)
- WRAG’s president, Tamara Copeland, reflects on the first ever meeting between the head of the Council on Foundations and local philanthropic leaders. (Daily WRAG, 2/22)
- Why Program-Related Investments Are Not Risky Business (Forbes, 2/21)
Call me a Luddite, but I kind of hope that Google Glass doesn’t catch on. Because really, ugly glasses that you talk to…?