The city of Newark, N.J., will create an early childhood policy board using a $250,000 matching grant tied to the $100 million Facebook Co-Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg donated to the city’s school system.
Foundation for Newark’s Future
Teachers in the Newark school system have incentive to step up their game — $10,000 worth of incentive, to be exact, in the form of grants to teachers or groups of teachers who create innovative programs in their classroom. But where is the money coming from? Try Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million donation.