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 […]

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 […]

Computer Science for All and Silicon Valley: Generous Support or Corporate Takeover?

The tech industry is giving hundreds of millions of dollars to K-12 computer-science education, raising questions about its motives and impact.

Google Announces Job-Training Program, Grants Aimed at Future of Work

The online-services giant will give $1 billion to nonprofits working in education and job training, as well as offer technical training and certificates.

Google Launches $50 Million Effort on the Future of Work

The philanthropic initiative will seek to connect job seekers with jobs, improve job training, and make life better for those in low-wage jobs.

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.

Zuckerberg, Chan Tap James Shelton to Lead Huge Education Giving Effort

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education James Shelton will direct Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's multi-billion dollar commitment to personalized learning and schools in underserved communities.

Inside Facebook's Partnership to Develop Software for K-12 Schools

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 […]

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