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Education

Join CZI at ISTELive 21

Join the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) at ISTELive 21 on June 26-30, to participate in discussions on how educators are...

Jun 10, 2021 · 3 min read

Technology

Educators, Digital Promise and Gradient Learning Discuss Picking the Right Tools for Learning

COVID-19 has upended the learning environment in unprecedented ways, while also creating opportunities for educators to...

Jun 2, 2021 · 1 min read

Education

Resources for Educators to Support Student Well-being and Learning

Experts from the EdTech Evidence Exchange, Education Trust, National Parents Union, UCSF Healthy Environments and Response to...

May 21, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

The 74: When Teachers Succeed, Students Do, Too.

This piece was published in The 74 on May 17, 2021. As more schools reopen, educators across the United States are having...

May 17, 2021 · 6 min read

Ventures

Handshake Secures Another $80M To Accelerate Virtual Recruiting and Diverse Hiring Practices

Handshake, the largest early career network helping millions of students from all backgrounds get hired and launch their...

May 12, 2021 · 6 min read

Ventures

OpenClassrooms Secures $80 Million in Series C Funding

OpenClassrooms, a mission-driven category leader in online education-to-employment programs announces today it has raised $80...

April 28, 2021 · 5 min read

Education

Strategies for Advancing Racial Equity in Education from SXSW EDU

Earlier this month, experts from Black Teacher Collaborative, Education Trust, Gradient Learning, and pilotED joined Chan...

Mar 30, 2021 · 3 min read

Education

Black Teacher Collaborative, Education Trust, UPENN and More Join CZI at 2021 SXSW EDU

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) will host three panels at this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) EDU Online event March...

Feb 26, 2021 · 3 min read

Ventures

Newsela Announces $100 Million Series D Financing

NEW YORK – Leading K-12 instructional content platform Newsela announced today a $100M Series D investment led by new...

Feb 25, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close... CoSN to Study At-Home Learning Connectivity Needs, Develop Recommended Bandwidth Guidelines to Close ‘Homework Gap’

Washington, D.C – CoSN today announced a study on students’ at-home internet access and connectivity aimed at helping...

Feb 23, 2021 · 5 min read

Education

Supporting the Whole Child in a Whole New World

We all know that one great teacher can change a child’s life. The last year has completely upended education in America and...

Feb 18, 2021 · 1 min read

Ventures

Descomplica Raises USD 84.5M, the Biggest Round for an EdTech in Latin America

São Paulo, Brazil – Descomplica, the first EdTech company in Brazil to enter the higher education market, closed a new...

Feb 18, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Educator Well-Being and Connection

This week, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Vice President of Research to Practice, Dr. Brooke Stafford-Brizard, presented at...

Jan 28, 2021 · 16 min read

Education

Akron Public Schools Awarded $1.5 Million Grant by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Public Schools (APS) announced it has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the Chan Zuckerberg...

Jan 25, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $5.8 Million to Advance Black and Latino Leadership in Education

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $5.8 million in grants to three organizations working to accelerate...

Dec 18, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

CZI Supports Community Driven Solutions to Advance Racial Equity, Strengthen Tribal Identity, and... CZI Supports Community Driven Solutions to Advance Racial Equity, Strengthen Tribal Identity, and Improve Youth...

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $7 million commitment to five community organizations to help advance...

Dec 16, 2020 · 5 min read

Community

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary with 2020 Annual Letter

Today, we’re celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) with the release of CZI’s 2020...

Dec 8, 2020 · 2 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $6.3 Million to Advance Equity in K-12 Schools

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $6.3 million in grants to four organizations...

Nov 20, 2020 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Launch of Black Voices for Black Justice Fund

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today joined The Moriah Fund, Galaxy Gives, City Bridge Foundation, Bridge Alliance Education...

Sep 29, 2020 · 3 min read

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