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Check out the latest news and stories about our work in the community and within our Science, Education, and Justice & Opportunity initiatives.

Education

Supporting the Silicon Valley Regional Data Trust

Jan 18, 2017 - We are working to develop systems and tools that put students at the center of their own education. We can’t do that without a full, data-based picture of each child — from home life to health status. We are proud to support the Silicon Valley Regional Data Trust in its effort to create a secure, integrated system where teachers and other...

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Community

Partnering with Ravenswood City School District and Redwood City School District

Sep 16, 2016 -   While our work in education may span the globe, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has a deep, long-lasting commitment to unlocking human potential in the Bay Area—a region that Mark, Priscilla and our team call home. Opportunity in the area remains unequal and too many schools are underfunded. That’s why we’re thrilled to partner...

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Community

Supporting Summer Programs in the Bay Area

Apr 11, 2016 -   Students need opportunities to learn and practice math, reading and other skills, especially in the summer when school is out. Without access to summer learning programs, children from low-income families can fall further behind their peers. To help address this need, through Startup:Education , we are announcing our support for a number of...

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Community

Supporting Our Local Schools’ Priorities

Feb 17, 2016 - We believe in personalized learning, an approach to customizing each student’s learning path to meet their needs and interests. Digital learning is one tool that enables this approach, and leaders in our local Bay Area schools identified it as a priority for our support. We partnered with the Redwood City School District to connect two schools...

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Community

Supporting Our Local Schools Around Areas of Critical Need

Feb 8, 2016 - CZI’s mission is to advance human potential and promote equality by focusing on curing disease, connecting people, building strong communities and improving education. While our focus in education is on personalized learning, we are also deeply committed to supporting our local schools around areas of critical need. In 2014, through...

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