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…

StriveTogether deepens focus on improving outcomes and closing disparities in communities

National nonprofit launches comprehensive plan with major investment from Ballmer Group CINCINNATI, OHIO — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today announced the details of its new and ambitious comprehensive plan to improve outcomes and reduce racial and socioeconomic disparities in communities across the country. As part of the five-year…

StriveTogether recognizes Dallas County for raising student achievement

The Commit Partnership is second member in the Cradle to Career Network to demonstrably improve outcomes and change systems CINCINNATI, OHIO — StriveTogether, a national nonprofit working to improve education for every child, today announced Dallas County is the second community in the StriveTogether Cradle to Career Network to earn the “Proof Point” designation. Communities…