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Zuckerberg to Donate $120 Million to Bay Area Schools

Asa Mathat

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan plan to give $120 million to Bay Area schools via his Startup:Education fund, which will distribute the money to start new local district and charter schools, as well as to donate resources to existing K-12 institutions. The announcement comes four years after Zuckerberg made a $100 million donation to Newark, New Jersey-area schools — an effort which was not without its bureaucratic issues.

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