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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Eruditus In Increasing Access to Education Across the Globe

Sep 1, 2020 - The Eruditus group, consisting of Eruditus Executive Education (www.eruditus.com) and its online division EMERITUS (www.emeritus.org), announced the successful completion of its Series D funding totaling $113 million (including secondary sales) led by Leeds Illuminate and Prosus Ventures (formerly Naspers Ventures) with participation from Chan...

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Education

CZI Grants Will Help Educators Address Persistent Disparities as Schools Move Online

Aug 11, 2020 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the award of $950,000 in funding to nine organizations developing in-demand content for students and professional learning experiences for teachers — as a growing number of U.S. schools and districts transition to online learning. The grants are aimed at responding to parent and educator...

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Justice & Opportunity

NABJ-NAHJ to Spotlight Changemakers in Criminal Justice Reform During 2020 W.E.B. Du Bois Plenary

Aug 4, 2020 - Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced details of the historic W.E.B. Du Bois plenary session, “PROGRESS BEFORE, PROGRESS AFTER: The Criminal Justice System and COVID-19,” at the first-ever virtual National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NABJ-NAHJ) 2020...

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Education

CZI Awards Grants to Support a Back-to-School Focus on Student Well-Being

Jul 29, 2020 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced grants to five organizations that will partner with students, teachers, and families on projects that are race equity-centered, and will focus on strong connections and relationships. The grants are the latest in a series of commitments designed to foster student and educator well-being and...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Expands Commitment to Educators and Families During the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 18, 2020 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced today that it will commit $300,000 to Common Sense Media in support of the Wide Open School program, a free and openly accessible collection of online learning experiences and social and community services, for kids and families. CZI is also funding an additional 11 grants for $75,000 each —...

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