Tech Venture Philanthropies and Public Education: Q&A With USC Professor Patricia Burch

Groups like the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Michael & Susan Dell Foundation are pushing a 'technocratic' approach to school reform that could change the way […]

Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Asked for Big New Education Ideas. Here's What They Got.

As the first step in a new R&D initiative they're planning for K-12 education, the foundation and venture-philanthropy group are highlighting innovative ideas provided by […]

Brooklyn Students Protest School's Use of Facebook-Designed Online Curriculum

Students in New York City's Secondary School for Journalism walked out of class to protest the school's use of Facebook-designed online educational tool Summit Learning.

Jim Shelton to Step Down as Head of Chan Zuckerberg's Education Initiative

Despite a surprising leadership change, CZI still plans to give hundreds of millions of dollars per year to support "whole-child personalized learning."

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Gives $14M for Personalized Learning in Chicago

The grant to Chicago Public Schools and the nonprofit LEAP Innovations will support personalized learning at 100 Chicago-area schools.

Gates Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg Team Up to Seek 'State of the Art' Ideas for Schools

In a new Request for Information, two of the most powerful groups in education philanthropy jointly seek "state-of-the-art" ideas to improve students' math, writing, and […]

Personalized Learning for the 'Whole Educator'? Chan Zuckerberg Announces New Grants

More than $5 million will go to efforts to change how teachers are prepared and supported, including to incorporate social-emotional learning into their classrooms.

The Year in Personalized Learning: 2017 in Review

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, states like Vermont and Rhode Island, and companies such as AltSchool all generated headlines about personalized learning in 2017.

Citing Investor Priorities, AltSchool Closes Some Sites, Pivots to Software Sales

The personalized-learning pioneer is under fire for closing a school just three years after it opened, in order to pursue other business opportunities.

Gates, Zuckerberg Philanthropies Team Up on Personalized Learning

A joint $12 million grant to support personalized learning reflects growing ties between the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Gives More for Personalized Learning at State Level

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and Chiefs for Change see the Every Student Succeeds Act as a lever for supporting personalized learning at the state and […]

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Hiring Personalized-Learning Engineers

The new team will take over development of Summit Public Schools' personalized-learning software, ending the charter network's partnership with Facebook.

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