Skillman assists

November 1996
Crain's Detroit Business;11/18/96, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p42
Reports on the role which the Skillman Foundation played in obtaining a $20 million grant from the Annenberg Foundation, to assist with the improvement of Detroit's Public Schools. Details on the disbursement of the funds.


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