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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

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

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

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 $10 Million to Accelerate Inclusive Education Research

Grants will support teachers and communities to work hand-in-hand with researchers on innovative classroom practices.

Dec 15, 2021 · 5 min read

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $7 Million in Grants to Organizations Supporting San Mateo County Communities

CZI will commit $7 million in grants to 75 organizations working in San Mateo County through the fifth annual Community Fund.

Dec 2, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Supporting Diversity and Strong Teacher-Student Connections in Schools

Dr. Priscilla Chan joins the 49th annual conference for the National Association of Black School Educators to share more about CZI’s work and commitment to racial diversity.

Nov 24, 2021 · 2 min read

Community

Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County i... Local Organizations Expand Access to Mental Health and Wellness Services Across San Mateo County in Response to Pandemic

CZI is committing $400,000 to support seven San Mateo County local mental health organizations as they continue their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Nov 10, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Connections Before Content: The Importance of Prioritizing Student Relationships

CZI hosted a panel at the 2021 Aurora Institute Symposium, with educators sharing the importance of building foundational teacher and student relationships.

Oct 29, 2021 · 2 min read

Education

Delivering the Holistic Support Students Need Right Now

In her Council of the Great City Schools keynote, CZI co-founder and co-CEO, Priscilla Chan, discusses the importance of delivering the holistic support students need right now.

Oct 22, 2021 · 2 min read

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

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