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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

From Surviving to Thriving: The Power of Mentorship in a Teacher’s First Year

Sep 8, 2016 - Ravenswood City School District and the New Teacher Center came together together in 2014 to train and mentor new teachers and provide professional development throughout the district. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative sat down with two teachers who benefited from this mentoring to hear how it helped them, and what they love about teaching. Amazing...

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Community

Jim Shelton: Excellence in our Bay Area schools

Jun 27, 2016 - Jim Shelton started his work at CZI by visiting teachers, students, and parents in the Bay Area. Jim Shelton: While there is a lot of important work being done across the country and around the world, I am especially excited to learn about the work we have committed to doing to support children and families in our local Bay Area community. For...

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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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