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NJ Spotlight--Visiting Newark Charter, Christie Jumps Headlong Into City’s Debate...Spending day surrounded by kids and teachers, governor takes time to warn that mayor’s attitude could delay state returning control of Newark schools 'Two weeks after Gov. Chris Christie visited a Newark district school to trumpet its reconstruction, he returned to the city yesterday to spend some time where it seems his heart truly lies: Newark’s charter schools.

Education Week--Facebook's Zuckerberg to Bet Big on Personalized Learning...'Developing new software for K-12 schools. Investing in hot ed-tech startups. Donating tens of millions of dollars to schools experimenting with fresh approaches to customizing the classroom experience. All are part of a new, multi-pronged effort by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, to use their massive fortune to reshape public education with technology...'

NJ Spotlight--Visiting Newark Charter, Christie Jumps Headlong Into City’s Debate

Spending day surrounded by kids and teachers, governor takes time to warn that mayor’s attitude could delay state returning control of Newark schools

Two weeks after Gov. Chris Christie visited a Newark district school to trumpet its reconstruction, he returned to the city yesterday to spend some time where it seems his heart truly lies: Newark’s charter schools.

http://www.njspotlight.com/stories/16/03/07/visiting-newark-charter-christie-jumps-headlong-into-city-s-debate/

John Mooney | March 8, 2016

 

Education Week--Facebook's Zuckerberg to Bet Big on Personalized Learning

Developing new software for K-12 schools. Investing in hot ed-tech startups. Donating tens of millions of dollars to schools experimenting with fresh approaches to customizing the classroom experience.

All are part of a new, multi-pronged effort by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, pediatrician Priscilla Chan, to use their massive fortune to reshape public education with technology.

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2016/03/07/facebooks-zuckerberg-to-bet-big-on-personalized.html

By Benjamin Herold | March 7, 2016