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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students o... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Apr 9, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to bring a University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) program to support underrepresented students pursuing careers in science, technology, mathematics, and engineering (STEM) to two University of California campuses. The...

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Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at the ASU GSV Summit

Apr 9, 2019 - Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke to a crowd of over 1,200 education and tech leaders at the annual Arizona State University and Global Silicon Valley (ASU GSV) Summit in San Diego. She spoke about how her experiences as a teacher and pediatrician shaped her perspective and informed CZI’s mission...

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Education

Our Commitment to Safeguarding Student Information

Apr 4, 2019 - At CZI, our Education work is aimed at ensuring that all students get an education tailored to their needs and supportive of every aspect of their development. Our hope is that every young person will enter adulthood with the skills and abilities they need to reach their full potential and that every teacher is equipped with the tools and resources...

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces More than $1.6 Million to Elevate Educator Perspectives i... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces More than $1.6 Million to Elevate Educator Perspectives in EdTech Decision-making

Apr 1, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced it is providing more than $1.6 million in support to the Jefferson Education Exchange (JEX), a nonprofit committed to helping educators make informed decisions about education technology (edtech). The support from CZI will enable JEX to launch an initiative to expand the role of educators in...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Mar 28, 2019 - Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of experiences on our efforts aimed at equipping those on the frontlines — teachers, advocates, scientists — with the necessary research and tools to accelerate progress towards a more inclusive, just, and healthy future for...

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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces $1.5 Million to Support Educator-Preparation Programs Committed to Learning Science

Mar 15, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the Learning by Scientific Design Network. This new national network will bring together college and university schools of education that want to work together to incorporate the science of learning into how they prepare future...

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