The creator of the “Star Wars” movies expresses his intention to funnel the majority of the proceeds of the $4.05 billion sale of Lucasfilm into education philanthropy.
Up to $80 million from Zuckerberg donation could pay for merit-based teacher bonuses in new tentative contract.
Next Generation Learning Challenges awards $5.4 million to 13 higher ed and grades 6-12 blended learning models from around the country.
The software company is focusing the majority of its cash contributions on working to close the “opportunity gap” for youths around the world.
Gregory Taylor, who heads the group overseeing Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million challenge grant, discusses how the money is being spent and high-stakes philanthropy.
PowerMyLearning.com plans to aggregate free education content, collect performance data, and solicit ratings.