March 2006
Education Week;3/1/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 25, p13
This article reports that according to a new study, U.S. educational endowments registered returns in 2005 that compared favorably with returns over the past five years. The study surveyed 729 private college and university endowments, public educational endowments, independent school endowments, and private foundations. It reported average annual increases of 9.7 percent in 2005.


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