Friday roundup – March 28 through April 1, 2016
THIS WEEK IN HOUSING
– This week, NPR plunged into issues surrounding affordable housing (or lack thereof), in cities like Washington, D.C., with stories about tenants facing eviction and facing off in court with their landlords, and low-income renters in the District struggling to get by. NPR‘s local housing stories from this week can be found here, here, here, and here.
THIS WEEK IN EDUCATION
– The Loudoun County School Board compromised on a controversial proposal that would have concentrated mostly low-income, Hispanic students into two schools, reminding many of separate-but-equal policies of the past. (Loudoun Times, 3/29)
– A new study was released, examining how race plays a role in influencing a teacher’s expectations for their students’ potential for academic success. (WaPo, 3/31)
THIS WEEK IN SOCIAL PROFITS
– Audio: CECP Chief Executive Officer Daryl Brewster shares advice on ways the social profit sector and corporations can partner more effectively and offers his vision for the future of corporate social responsibility. (Chronicle, 3/25)
– 7 Pitfalls to Avoid When Building a Diverse Nonprofit Staff (Chronicle, 3/30) Subscription required
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