Okay, so the schoolteachers themselves aren't getting the ENTIRE $100M, but some of the money will go directly into their pockets!
Now, plans for the sizable donation have been announced, and they include a $600,000 program that "provides $10,000 grants to teachers, or groups of teachers, who come up with innovative classroom programs."
- Opening new schools
- Extending school days
- Recruiting teachers
SO great! And given the fact that the foundation managing Zuckerberg's gift is working on matching his $100M donation, things are REALLY looking up for Newark's school system!
Thanks again for making such a positive difference, Mark! This is truly inspiring!
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