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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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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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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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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

Mar 7, 2019 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $3.72 million in grants to two initiatives working to further the understanding of how students actually learn and help educators translate that research into practices that support the needs of all students. “This body of work is rooted in an appreciation for the complexity of what teachers do...

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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...

Nov 14, 2018 - CZI’s education work is aimed at ensuring every young person enters adulthood with the life skills and abilities they need to reach their full potential. Our approach to getting there is defined by a focus on “whole child” outcomes, creating a tailored teaching and learning experience for each child, and informed by the latest science about...

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CZI and the Gates Foundation Partner to Accelerate Breakthroughs in Education

May 8, 2018 - Today, we’re proud to announce the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is joining forces with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to pursue breakthroughs in three areas: math, writing, and “executive function” — the last referring to a set of skills that correspond with things like memory, self-control, attention, and flexibility of thinking....

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