Education: News from Ford

After months of public guessing about how it would spend its $492 millions "for the public welfare," the Ford Foundation started to move. It gave $150,000 to the newly organized International Press Institute (the Rockefeller Foundation is chipping in $120,000). The institute, comprising 34 editors from 15 nations headed by Lester Markel, Sunday editor of the New York Times, will work for freer exchange of information among the world's journalists. Further grants announced last week by Ford Foundation President Paul Hoffman:

The Fund for Adult Education ($3,000,000), headed by C. Scott Fletcher, former...

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