What’s interesting about the latest K-12 move by Chan Zuckerberg

Inside Philanthropy Mark Zuckerberg’s education philanthropy has come a long way since his $100 million investment in Newark public schools in 2010. The latest K-12 gift from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, the organization that Zuck and Priscilla Chan created two years ago, underscores the couple’s commitment to personalized learning and embraces a community-led approach, one…

College costs trend up as financial aid lags

Politico The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Ford Foundation are investing $1.5 million to bolster “student-centered learning” through a competitive grant program that will award up to $150,000 to 10 school districts or communities of schools. The grant program will be administered by three organizations — the Coalition for Community Schools, Communities in Schools and…

10 communities will receive up to $150,000 each to improve outcomes for kids

National organizations align networks to launch Students at the Center Community Challenge WASHINGTON, D.C. — Imagine a school where children are at the center of their education experience, with the support of the entire community behind them. This vision of student-centered learning drives the work of three national nonprofit organizations aligning their networks to achieve better…

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Ford Foundation to support ‘student-centered’ learning systems

Education Week The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and the Ford Foundation are teaming up with three national organizations that promote whole-child initiatives for a new program that will award up to $150,000 each to 10 communities that propose new ideas for meeting the needs of diverse student populations. “This approach emphasizes the needs and interests of…