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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Backs Teacher-Directed Professional Learning with DonorsChoose

Oct 17, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a $1.2 million grant to DonorsChoose designed to empower teachers through the funding of professional learning projects that reflect the diversity – and aspirations – of classroom teachers nationwide. The grant automatically funds nearly 700 professional development projects that...

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NBC News Learn and KPRC host Education Now Houston in Collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg... NBC News Learn and KPRC host Education Now Houston in Collaboration with the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Sep 24, 2019 - At a time when many Americans worry about getting the best education for their children and making sure they are prepared for the workforce of the future, NBC News Learn is partnering with KPRC to host a two-hour live town hall event to address the pressing issues in education facing students and teachers in the Houston area and across the country....

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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Expanding Effective... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces New $5 Million Funding Opportunity for Expanding Effective School Practices to...

Aug 1, 2019 - August 1, 2019 – Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting teams of schools, support organizations, and researchers who want to apply the science of learning and human development to improve existing school-based practices that develop self direction and curiosity to submit applications for CZI’s new $5 million whole child grant...

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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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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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