Examining Mark Zuckerberg's New K-12 Giving Strategy
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, have launched a new, multi-pronged effort to use their massive fortune to reshape public education with technology. Observers from the fields of education, technology, venture capital, and philanthropy are watching closely.
After learning hard lessons in Newark, N.J., the young billionaire is shifting his focus to educational technology, shaking up the world of K-12 philanthropy. Read the Story
In an exclusive interview with Education Week, the Facebook CEO explains the shift in his K-12 giving priorities and how his wife has influenced his thinking. Read the Story
Engineers from Facebook and educators from Summit Public Schools are co-developing a new digital learning platform. Can it find a place in a crowded K-12 market? Read the Story
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, are using a diverse mix of entities to support education technology and personalized learning. View the Chart
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