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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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Education

Investment in Newsela

Oct 6, 2015 -  Through Zuckerberg Education Ventures, we invested in Newsela, a literacy platform which offers news articles for students at different reading levels so every student can improve their comprehension and participate in class discussions. Newsela is currently used by nearly six million teachers and students and in three-quarters of U.S. schools....

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Education

Investment in MasteryConnect

Sep 22, 2015 -    As part of our commitment to personalized learning, we invested $5 million in MasteryConnect to support K-12 educators as they adopt competency-based learning in the classroom. Nearly 2 million teachers use MasteryConnect software to help them plan, teach, as well as measure individualized student progress to improve learning outcomes.

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Education

Investment in AltSchool

May 4, 2015 - AltSchool is building a network of micro-schools that provides a uniquely personalized and child-centered K-8 learning experience through outstanding teachers, deep research and an innovative technology operating system. Our $15 million investment will enable this reimagined school experience to be offered to more students so they can achieve their...

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Investment in Bridge International Academies

Mar 17, 2015 - We invested $10 million in Bridge because we believe all students around the world should have access to quality education. Bridge’s innovative business model and technology allows them to provide high quality education at a low cost in developing countries. Today, Bridge schools serve nearly 100,000 students in Kenya, Uganda and Nigeria, with...

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