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At Elite Prep Schools, College-Size Endowments

Despite Exeter's expanding commitments, which include a new promise to pay the full cost for any student whose family income is less than $75,000, the school's endowment keeps growing.
Despite Exeter’s expanding commitments, which include a new promise to pay the full cost for any student whose family income is less than $75,000, the school’s endowment keeps growing.
 
“Having a big endowment permits all the wonderful touches: computers in the classroom, trips, enriched curriculum,” said Susan Fuhrman, president of the Teachers College of Columbia University. Students at many private schools “get a much richer array of opportunities than most public schools can afford.”
 
This article appeared in the January 26, 2008 edition of the New York Tines.
 
 
 
 
 

Published Friday, Feb. 1, 2008

At Elite Prep Schools, College-Size Endowments

Despite Exeter’s expanding commitments, which include a new promise to pay the full cost for any student whose family income is less than $75,000, the school’s endowment keeps growing.
 
“Having a big endowment permits all the wonderful touches: computers in the classroom, trips, enriched curriculum,” said Susan Fuhrman, president of the Teachers College of Columbia University. Students at many private schools “get a much richer array of opportunities than most public schools can afford.”
 
This article appeared in the January 26, 2008 edition of the New York Tines.
 
 
 
 
 
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