If all goes according to plan, Newark charter schools stand to gain $15 million from fund created by Mark Zuckerberg
The Foundation for Newark’s Future, the fund created from Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million gift to Newark public schools, will soon commit approximately $15 million to the city’s charter schools -- nearly doubling its overall outlay so far.
As the new partnership with the Newark Charter School Fund is wrapped up, the foundation last week also released new details and developments about the nearly $15.9 million the foundation has committed to date.
The following is the list of commitments, in size order, according to the foundation:
Newark Public Schools -- Operational Excellence: $4 million
Technical assistance and management consulting for Newark Public School's Superintendent Cami Anderson's, particularly with numerous reforms she plans on implementing.
Newark Public Schools -- Diagnostic and Transition: $2,845,582
Funds to support a diagnostic assessment of Newark public schools in the first few months of