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Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Original post made on May 30, 2014

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools, primarily in the Ravenswood City School District, which serves East Palo Alto and Belle Haven, and the Redwood City School District.

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Posted by randy albin
a resident of another community
on May 30, 2014 at 11:20 am

hey, just send the money over to the little people. they need to be more generous. well, good luck with this. hope that this helps some

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Posted by tammyGee
a resident of Menlo Park: Central Menlo Park
on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am

So glad for this donation. There are severe needs that are not being met in those schools and it makes for a great disparity (that leads to an even higher dropout rate) when the kids get to high school. I think it's wonderful that Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are looking at their community and understanding how their contributions might make a difference. I hope their is oversight with how the money is spent and that their donations will be ongoing over time.

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