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Guest opinion: Reflections on the Zuckerberg grant: The possibilities and limitations of a gift

by Martin Lamarque

I got very excited when I heard of Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan's pledge of $120 million to help improve education in struggling communities of the Bay Area, among them, East Palo Alto, and Belle Haven — until I read the details of the plan, briefly explained by the couple in the editorial pages of the Mercury News.

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Belle Haven resident Martin Lamarque is an Almanac blogger. You can read more of his commentary by going to AlmanacNews.com and clicking on "Blogs" in the menu bar.

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