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Justice & Opportunity

Landed: Helping Educators Live in the Communities They Serve

Aug 16, 2018 - “The more teachers can stay in their communities and build roots, those benefits pour out to the students,” said Carol Yoo, Landed homeowner. Last year, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative teamed up with Landed–an organization that partners with local investors to cover up to 50% of the down payment for an educator’s home– to help...

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Education

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

Jul 26, 2018 - The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative is proud to announce our support for RaiseMe, whose college readiness software platform is making higher education more accessible by empowering students to pursue their own path to college and beyond. CZI joins Teamworthy Ventures and impact venture funds Salesforce Ventures and Strada Education Network in the $15M...

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Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Jan 12, 2018 -  Jim Shelton:  About 1 in 10 students across the country are English Language Learners. In California, 1 in 4 are ELL students. We’re investing in another round of funding for Ellevation Education, a software company that develops programs that help teachers meet the needs of their ELL students. Ellevation’s programs help teachers track...

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Education

New Investment in Byju’s

Sep 8, 2016 -   The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in BYJU’s, an innovative company based in India that leverages technology to provide students with engaging personalized learning experiences. This was CZI’s first investment in Asia. Education has the power to unlock potential and improve lives all across the globe. That’s why...

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Education

New Investment in Andela

Jun 16, 2016 -   The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invested in Andela is support the organization longer-term growth as they continue to innovate and promote equality in education. Andela is an international education organization focused on closing the opportunity gap worldwide. Mark Zuckerberg:  As part of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Priscilla and I are...

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Education

New Investment in Ellevation Education

Feb 17, 2016 - We invest in companies and entrepreneurs supporting student learning. Recently, we invested in Ellevation Education, a software platform to support personalized instruction and ELL. To achieve our mission of giving all children a better education, we make grants to help students access high-quality, personalized learning. Through Zuckerberg...

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