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News Briefing: Maine’s Babies to Get a Jump on College Tab

By Kate Golden on December 12, 2007No Comment
  • In an era of tens of thousands of charities, figuring out where to direct help can be complex.  [New York Times]
  • Questions are raised about French charity Zoe’s Ark as an investigation into the group’s methods uncovers troublesome details.  [Associated Press]
  • Because of the generosity of Harold Alfond, every child born in Maine will be eligible for $500 toward college.  [New York Times]
  • The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announces a large gift from Janice and Henri Lazarof of 130 works by artists that range from Picasso to Matisse.  [Los Angeles Times]
  • Other schools to begin discussions on financial aid in light of Harvard’s newly-announced program for middle-class and upper-middle class families.  [Washington Post]
  • Growing concern over charitable contribution prompts further examination of some charities.  [Contribute]
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