Published Online: September 27, 2011
Published in Print: September 28, 2011, as Newark Teachers to Get Cash From Zuckerberg Donation

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Newark Teachers to Get Cash From Zuckerberg Donation

Teachers in Newark, N.J., will have access to $600,000 in grant money meant to encourage innovative teaching methods that can be replicated districtwide.

Money for the creation of the Newark Teachers Innovation Fund comes from a $100 million donation by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, given to the 40,000-student school system one year ago. An additional $47 million in philanthropic donations has been raised so far toward matching Mr. Zuckerberg's grant.

Vol. 31, Issue 05, Page 4

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