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Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Awards Nearly $7 Million Toward Efforts to Improve Equity in Education

REDWOOD CITY, CALIF. — The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced nearly $7 million in grants to programs and...

Dec 2, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

Broadening the Definition of Student Success: A Spotlight on Mental Health

This week, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Director of Whole Child Development Brooke Stafford-Brizard spoke to a crowd of...

Oct 30, 2019 · 18 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

AASA Awarded $400,000 Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Promote Social and Emotional Learning... AASA Awarded $400,000 Grant from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to Promote Social and Emotional Learning in K-12 Schools

Alexandria, Va. – October 14, 2019 – AASA, The School Superintendents Association, is pleased to announce the...

Oct 14, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

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

At a time when many Americans worry about getting the best education for their children and making sure they are prepared for...

Sep 24, 2019 · 6 min read

Education

Sesame Workshop and The Primary School to Create and Share Innovative Curriculum, Helping Early... Sesame Workshop and The Primary School to Create and Share Innovative Curriculum, Helping Early Childhood Educators Mee...

Sesame Workshop, The Primary School, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative today announced a collaboration to create a new...

Sep 12, 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

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students o... Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Launches $6.9 Million Effort to Increase Diversity of STEM Students on College Campuses

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced that it has awarded $6.9 million to support a unique partnership to...

Apr 9, 2019 · 8 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

Our Commitment to Safeguarding Student Information

At CZI, our Education work is aimed at ensuring that all students get an education tailored to their needs and supportive of...

Apr 4, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

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

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced it is providing more than $1.6 million in support to the Jefferson...

Apr 1, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins 10th Annual ASU GSV

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative announced its participation in the 10th annual ASU GSV Summit, sharing a series of...

Mar 28, 2019 · 3 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

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Joins SXSW

Today, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) announced it will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW), sharing a series of...

Feb 26, 2019 · 4 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Announces Support to Valor Collegiate Academies

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we know that helping young people develop the skills and abilities they need to reach...

Feb 7, 2019 · 3 min read

Ventures

Fortune: Byju Education Startup Backed By Mark Zuckerberg Starts Global Expansion With Acquisition

This piece was published in Fortune on January 16, 2019. India’s leading education app developer, Byju, is tapping a war...

Jan 16, 2019 · 3 min read

Education

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative names Sandra Liu Huang Head of Education

At the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, we’re focused on building a new kind of philanthropy that leverages technology to be...

Dec 18, 2018 · 4 min read

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