$1-million donation will help needy students with their homework at L.A. libraries

From LA Times

” Thirty-eight branches of the Los Angeles Public Library that offer homework help to poor and homeless students will receive a boost from a $1-million donation.The gift from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, announced Tuesday, will create an endowment for the free after school homework centers, which offer students access to computers, printers and other devices they might not have at home, if they even have permanent homes.There are an estimated 16,000 homeless students in L.A. Unified schools.The donation is meant to allow the centers to continue the work they are already doing — helping students with homework or completing college and scholarship essays — but it also could pay for updated technology, according to a press release.”

http://www.latimes.com/local/education/la-me-edu-library-donation-20160830-snap-story.html

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