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Major Tech Leaders Work To Improve Internet Speed In Schools

AP | KIMBERLY HEFLING | Posted 12.06.2013 | Impact

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Needed to keep a school building running these days: Water, electricity — and broadband. Interactive digital learning on la...

Silicon Valley Tech Giants Increased Charitable Giving In 2012

Posted 01.04.2013 | Impact

Silicon Valley big wigs loosened up the purse strings in a big way in 2012. The top names in tech gave $1.4 billion to charity in 2012, according t...

Booker To Release 'Whatever We Can Find' On Facebook Donation Documents Cited In Suit

West Ward, N.J. Patch | Joshua Wilwohl | Posted 11.12.2011 | Education

The mayor of New Jersey's largest city did an about-face Monday after saying he would release documents requested by the American Civil Liberties Unio...

Lawsuit Filed Over Mark Zuckerberg's $100 Million Donation

Posted 10.24.2011 | Technology

TRENTON, N.J. (BETH DeFALCO, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST) -- The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the state'...

Newark Not Friendly Over $100 Million Facebook Gift

Posted 08.22.2011 | Education

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's $100 million contribution to Newark, N.J. public schools has lately drawn a reaction very different from the standi...

Wise Distributions: Moving Beyond the Giving Pledge

David C. Colby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David C. Colby

Committing to the Giving Pledge is no small act; but the true work comes after the media buzz: assessing how the money can be used most wisely.

Newark Legislator Voices Criticism Of Zuckerberg Donation Spending

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

NEWARK, N.J. — A legislator is criticizing how officials are spending money in New Jersey's largest city in the wake of a $100 million gift from...

Education's 15 Minutes of Fame

Elory Rozner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elory Rozner

The medium is the message, right? Maybe the mainstream attention education reform is receiving is our best or only way to provoke action right now.

Mark Zuckerberg's New Jersey Education Donation Hits Legal Snafu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

What began as a swashbuckling move by the mayor of Newark, N.J., the state's governor, and a newly minted billionaire to reshape the beleaguered Newar...

Troubled Times: When Mark Zuckerberg's Inspiring, Courageous Generosity Is Not Good Enough

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Arianna Huffington

I really don't care why Mark Zuckerberg is donating $100 million to improve the lives of Newark's children. I care very much that it's being done. READ MORE Dear Angry American, Joining the Tea Party Is NOT Your Only Option The Tea Party is angry! Really, really angry. So we are told again and again by the media. What's missing from this narrative is the fact that everybody is angry -- even people who love the president. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Talks About Technology's Impact on Democracy at Clinton Global Initiative WATCH: Arianna Discusses Elizabeth Warren, Third World America with Tavis Smiley WATCH: Arianna Discusses Obama, Voter Anger on Hardball WATCH: Arianna Discusses Democrats' Tax Cuts Punt on Countdown

Facebook CEO To Donate $100 Million To Newark Schools

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg will donate $100 million to help Newark public schools, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Wall Str...