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Education

Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with... Number of girls and Latinx students taking AP Computer Science in Nevada more than doubles with support from CZI

Oct 16, 2018 - Reposted from State of Nevada Department of Education CARSON CITY, NEVADA – New data shows that Nevada participation in the AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) course grew by 127 percent from 2017 to 2018, more than doubling the national expansion rate of 50 percent. During this same time period, female participation in the state grew by 175...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Rhode2College Program to Boost College Preparedness and... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Rhode2College Program to Boost College Preparedness and Enrollment

Sep 24, 2018 - Rhode Island Governor Gina M. Raimondo, alongside the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) and Research Improving People’s Lives (RIPL), a non-profit network of university experts using science for social good, today announced the creation of the Rhode2College Program, a statewide initiative designed to motivate high-achieving students...

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Expanding Access to School Readiness Programs for Children in the Bay Area

Aug 1, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is supporting the Tides Foundation’s  Bring Learning Home Initiative so that more students can have access to high-quality learning resources. Bring Learning Home is an innovative new initiative from the Tides Foundation that provides effective digital education resources to young learners, with a focus on...

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10 Communities Across the Country Receive Support to Expand Student-Centered Learning Initiatives

May 23, 2018 - The Together for Students initiative, created by three national, education-focused nonprofit organizations — the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities In Schools, and StriveTogether — today recognized 10 communities for plans bringing key community members together to support the needs of local students. Each of the 10 selected...

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CZI and the Gates Foundation Partner to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Education

May 8, 2018 - Today, we’re proud to announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to pursue breakthroughs in three areas: math, writing, and “executive function” — the last referring to a set of skills that correspond with things like memory, self-control, attention, and flexibility of thinking....

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Supporting Chicago Teachers in Personalizing Learning

May 1, 2018 - Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and LEAP Innovations, a nonprofit organization that works with schools and educators to implement personalized learning, announced today that they received grants totaling $14 million from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) to meet the growing demand from schools looking to introduce or expand personalized learning...

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