A longtime Arlington County Board member shakes up Virginia politics by announcing plans to step away. Uncertainty clouds the future for the chief of one of Maryland's treasured public school systems. And the field of candidates narrows in D.C.'s special elections looming in the spring.
From million-dollar prizes to new billion-dollar super-charities, American philanthropies are experimenting with new ways to spur innovation and solve pressing public policy challenges. Kojo explores the past, present and future of philanthropic giving.
- John Hurvitz Partner, Covington & Burling; Legal Advisor, Advanced Market Commitment Working Group
- Tom Vander Ark President, X-Prize Foundation
- Ian Wilhelm Reporter, Chronicle of Philanthropy
- Joel L. Fleishman Professor of Law and Public Policy, Duke University; author, "The Foundation: A Great American Secret" (Public Affairs)
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