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Education

Putting Connection and Belonging First

All students deserve to have differentiated learning experiences that equally support their well-being and academic...

Jun 30, 2021 · 1 min read

Technology

CZI and Gradient Learning Launch Along, A New Tool to Support Teacher-Student Relationships

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) and Gradient Learning, today announced the official launch of Along and its free...

Jun 28, 2021 · 4 min read

Education

Feeling Seen, Heard and Safe: Supporting Students in the Wake of the Pandemic

If the overlapping traumas of the past year have shown us anything, it’s that student wellbeing is just as important as...

Jun 21, 2021 · 2 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

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

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

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

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

Education

NBC News Learn and Local 4 Announce “Education Now Detroit” Live Event Sponsored by the Cha... NBC News Learn and Local 4 Announce “Education Now Detroit” Live Event Sponsored by the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative...

NEW YORK – Six years after it went through the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history, Detroit is undergoing a...

Oct 21, 2019 · 6 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Backs Teacher-Directed Professional Learning with DonorsChoose

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced a $1.2 million grant to DonorsChoose designed to empower teachers through the...

Oct 17, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

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...

August 1, 2019 – Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) is inviting teams of schools, support organizations, and...

Aug 1, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

Priscilla Chan’s Remarks at the ASU GSV Summit

Today, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Co-founder and Co-CEO Priscilla Chan spoke to a crowd of over 1,200 education and...

Apr 9, 2019 · 15 min read

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced a $1.5 million grant to Deans for Impact to support the creation of the...

Mar 15, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More... CZI Announces More than $3 Million to Bring the Science of Learning and Development to More Classrooms

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the...

Mar 7, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning receives $1 million to expand access to... Center for Transformative Teaching & Learning receives $1 million to expand access to professional development fo...

CZI’s education work is aimed at ensuring every young person enters adulthood with the life skills and abilities they need...

Nov 14, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

CZI and the Gates Foundation Partner to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Education

Today, we’re proud to announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates...

May 8, 2018 · 2 min read

Education

Supporting Reach Every Reader to Better Understand How Children Learn to Read

Priscilla Chan:  Too many students in elementary school are reading below their grade level, a huge educational disadvantage...

Mar 6, 2018 · 2 min read

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