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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

Education

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

The Eruditus group, consisting of Eruditus Executive Education (www.eruditus.com) and its online division EMERITUS...

Sep 1, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced the award of $950,000 in funding to nine organizations developing...

Aug 11, 2020 · 5 min read

Justice & Opportunity

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

Today, the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced details of the historic W.E.B. Du Bois plenary session,...

Aug 4, 2020 · 6 min read

Education

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced grants to five organizations that will partner with students, teachers,...

Jul 29, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced today that it will commit $300,000 to Common Sense Media in support of the...

May 18, 2020 · 5 min read

Education

Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding fo... Going the Distance: Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Supports Teachers with $1.2 Million in Funding for Distance Learning...

To help mark Teacher Appreciation Week, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.2 million grant to...

May 7, 2020 · 5 min read

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