GE Foundation Developing Futures in Cincinnati, Ohio

Feb 28, 2011 11:00 AM ET

GE Foundation Developing Futures: Cincinnati

With a $20 million education grant from the GE Foundation, Cincinnati Public Schools will be helping to raise student skills in math and science, subjects in which the United States lags behind other industrialized nations. This five-year grant supports a comprehensive effort to improve student scores and learning in math and science, close achievement gaps and encourage more students to attend college.

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About the GE Foundation
GE Foundation, the philanthropic organization of the General Electric Company, works to solve some of the world's most difficult problems. In coordination with its partners, it supports U.S. and international education, developing health globally, the environment, public policy, human rights and disaster relief. In addition, GE Foundation supports GE employee and retiree giving and involvement in GE communities around the world. In 2009, the entire GE family — including businesses, employees, retirees and GE Foundation — contributed more than an estimated $220 million to community and educational programs, including more than $100 million from GE Foundation. For more information, visit