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Education

EarlyBird Education, Florida State University Bring Comprehensive Literacy Assessment, Dyslexia... EarlyBird Education, Florida State University Bring Comprehensive Literacy Assessment, Dyslexia Screening Tool

EarlyBird Education partnership with Florida State University brings next generation early literacy assessment into classrooms across the country.

May 16, 2024 · 6 min read

Science

CZI, Allen Institute, and University of Washington Launch Seattle Hub for Synthetic Biology

First-of-its-kind research initiative will develop technologies to reveal how changes in cells and genes over time influence human health and disease.

Dec 7, 2023 · 5 min read

Education

Unlocking Student Potential: CZI Looks Back on 8 Years

New report showcases impact of education technology and grant partners, valuable lessons learned, and next steps for supporting educators and students.

Nov 30, 2023 · 3 min read

Education

Educators Turn Student Insights Into Action Using the Expanded Along Teacher-Student Connectio... Educators Turn Student Insights Into Action Using the Expanded Along Teacher-Student Connection Builder

Educators Turn Student Insights Into Action with New Along Features

Sep 6, 2023 · 5 min read

Education

Schools To Research The Impact of Their Environments on Students

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces support for projects at USC and Yale to help schools drive academic achievement and unlock student potential.

Aug 23, 2023 · 5 min read

Education

Schools Are Partnering With Communities To Boost Student College and Career Readiness

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announces support for innovative education practices in California and New Mexico.

Jun 21, 2023 · 5 min read

Education

Join CZI and Check Out Along at ISTELive23

Educators to discuss how they are using strong teacher-student connections to drive student engagement.

May 15, 2023 · 3 min read

Education

Along Honored as a ‘World Changing Idea’

Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by Fast Company as creative solution for driving student engagement.

May 2, 2023 · 4 min read

Ventures

Join the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative at 2023 ASU+GSV Summit

CZI partners and leaders join panels highlighting the importance of educator and student well-being, leading impact investing, and imagining the classrooms of the future.

Mar 10, 2023 · 5 min read

Education

Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning... Kingmakers of Oakland Receives $4.8 million from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Transform Learning Environments

Kingmakers of Oakland is on a mission to improve the lives of Black boys and build a stronger education system for all students.

Dec 12, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making... What’s the Secret To Raising the Academic Bar for More Students? One National Nonprofit Is Making Progress

Equal Opportunity Schools expands partnerships with schools that are improving academic outcomes by focusing on student aspirations, strengths, and barriers.

Nov 16, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

Along Earns Special Mention on 2022 TIME Best Inventions List

Along teacher-student connection builder offered by Gradient Learning recognized by TIME magazine for providing educators with an easy way to check in with students.

Nov 14, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

NBC Showcases the Importance of Classroom Connections

Schools and enrichment programs across the country are pioneering innovative approaches that center student well-being in support of academic achievement and success.

Oct 4, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

Tragedy or Turning Point? The Pandemic’s Effect on Black and Brown Youth

Panelists reflect on the pandemic’s impact over the past two years and share strategies for helping to prioritize student wellbeing and accelerate academic success.

Oct 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Education

Reinventing Education to Help Children Thrive

Sandra Liu Huang, CZI Head of Education, and Michael B. Horn discuss challenges facing students today and the support children need to thrive.

Aug 25, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

Super-Powering Student Motivation and Engagement

Panelists at the NCSC 2022 share research underscoring the value of positive teacher-student connections, and share tips for student motivation and engagement.

Jun 28, 2022 · 3 min read

Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boos... The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits New Funding to Support Teacher Communities and Boost Well-Being

As we celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week, CZI is announcing new grants aimed at combating teacher burnout by supporting their well-being.

May 5, 2022 · 4 min read

Education

Advancing Well-Being for Success in Learning and Life

Dr. Priscilla Chan Spoke at the NewSchools Summit About the Power of Teacher-Student Relationships and What we Can Do to Help Educators Thrive in Challenging Times

May 3, 2022 · 2 min read

Ventures

Handshake Expands to Help Young People Build Relationships with Employers and Launch Careers

CZI continues to support Handshake’s growth with participation in its latest funding round.

Jan 19, 2022 · 4 min read

EarlyBird Education partnership with Florida State University brings next generation early literacy assessment into classrooms across the country.

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