Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Commits $6.3 Million to Advance Equity in K-12 Schools

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) today announced $6.3 million in grants to four organizations working directly with educators, schools, and districts to design and replicate practices that promote and enable equity, through a focus on improving student well-being and equipping educators with the resources to assess student progress.

Seattle-based nonprofit Equal Opportunity Schools (EOS), whose mission is to ensure that students of color and low-income students have equitable access to advanced high school academic programs, will receive $1.5 million to scale its Action For Equity Toolkit and Framework, and to pilot real-time tools that help school districts determine their progress toward ensuring equitable access, opportunity, and participation in academically rigorous courses, and the development of anti-racist education environments.

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