The authors would like to express their gratitude to the DeWitt
Wallace Reader's Digest Fund for making this report possible. The
Fund has been a generous supporter of the work of the YaleNew Haven
Teachers Institute. In 1990, it made a challenge grant of $2 million to
the Institute's endowment.
To help American youth fulfill their educational and career aspirations,
the DeWitt WallaceReader's Digest Fund invests nationwide in
programs to: improve schools, strengthen organizations and programs that
serve youth, encourage ties between schools and communities and promote
educational and careerrelated reform at the national level.