© 2024 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Beyond the Bake Sale: Public Schools, Private Foundations

With tax revenues waning, many public schools are looking for new sources of money. In the second part of Beyond the Bake Sale, a Morning Edition series, NPR's Emily Harris reports on private foundations that are being set up to help pay for public schools. She also looks at funding disparities between rich and poor school districts.

Copyright 2002 NPR

International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.