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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

Ventures

Quartz Africa: Andela’s Latest $100 Million Funding Round is Led by a Former US Vice President

This piece was published in Quartz Africa on January 23, 2019. Software developer training and outsourcing company, Andela...

Jan 23, 2019 · 2 min read

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Palo Alto Weekly: Priscilla Chan’s The Primary School combines health care with academics

Friday, January 11, 2019 When 4-year-old Julian DiCarlo started preschool at The Primary School in East Palo Alto, his mother...

Jan 16, 2019 · 16 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

Community

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Provides Matching Donations for Camp Fire Relief

Communities in our home state of California have been devastated by recent wildfires.  In an effort to help provide relief...

Nov 21, 2018 · 2 min read

Science

Top Scientists Honored at 7th Annual Breakthrough Prize Ceremony in Silicon Valley

Mountain View, California — Last night, some of the biggest names in science, technology, and entertainment came...

Nov 5, 2018 · 5 min read

Ventures

Chan Zuckerberg Supports RaiseMe In Helping More Students Own Their Path To College

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is...

Jul 26, 2018 · 3 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Jim Shelton: About 1 in 10 students across the country are English Language Learners. In California, 1 in 4 are ELL students....

Jan 12, 2018 · 1 min read

Science

Resolve to Save Lives, A New Global Health Initiative

Priscilla Chan:  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to support Resolve to Save Lives, a new global health...

Sep 12, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

Now Open: Breakthrough Junior Challenge

If you want to learn something, teach it! The Breakthrough Junior Challenge is now open to students from all over the world,...

Sep 1, 2017 · 1 min read

Science

Now Open: Breakthrough Junior Challenge

Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg continues their support for the Breakthrough Junior Challenge. Priscilla Chan:  In my...

Sep 8, 2016 · 1 min read

Education

New Investment in Byju’s

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in BYJU’s, an innovative company based in India that leverages...

Sep 8, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Andela

  The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in Andela is support the organization longer-term growth as they continue to...

Jun 16, 2016 · 2 min read

Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

We invest in companies and entrepreneurs supporting student learning. Recently, we invested in Ellevation Education, a...

Feb 17, 2016 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in Newsela

 Through Zuckerberg Education Ventures, we invested in Newsela, a literacy platform which offers news articles for students...

Oct 6, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in MasteryConnect

   As part of our commitment to personalized learning, we invested $5 million in MasteryConnect to support K-12 educators...

Sep 22, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in AltSchool

AltSchool is building a network of micro-schools that provides a uniquely personalized and child-centered K-8 learning...

May 4, 2015 · 1 min read

Education

Investment in Bridge International Academies

We invested $10 million in Bridge because we believe all students around the world should have access to quality education....

Mar 17, 2015 · 1 min read

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