Zukerberg And Priscilla Foundation To Facilitate Education

November 16, 2015

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook has greater aim beyond digital communication. He believes to with knowledge mankind can develop his abilities. He feels with the help of the available resources necessary assistance can be provides so that the children can attain education. In his recent Facebook post Zuckerberg wrote that he and his wife Priscilla Chan are expecting their first baby. An article published in CNN Money has confirmed the news. In the article Facebook CEO told, “Soon we’re going to be parents,”.

He also said, “And we care deeply about doing everything we can so all children — not just ours — can grow up and achieve their full potential.”

Underserved education

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The article published in CNN has reflected the bigger goal of CEO of the Facebook. To cater meaningful education to the whole, particularly the underserved, can transform many lives and upgrading the knowledge system. Read on.

The Foundation

Zuckerberg is exploring all the meaning full and possible ways to engage the underserved into education. The CNN Money wrote that the a non-profit education foundation “Startup:Education” formed in 2010 , is owned by Zuckerberg and Priscilla has granted $120 million to abet education programme for five years in the local community of the of San Francisco.

Essence Of Knowledge

The essence of education cannot be denied. In fact, Zuckerberg plan to support the cause for education is part of long term vision. He has understood that knowledge could bring desired changes in the society by eliminating the illiteracy and poverty. This the capability of self-reliance could be developed among the uderserved, particularly the student.

Need Based Learning System

Facebook CEO intends to develop a learning system with personalised education. Where the study material and instruction by the educators is designed to meet the want of the learner. The CNN report said, “ Chan is starting a K- 12 school called ‘The Primary School,”. It wrote, “The private, nonprofit institution in East Palo Alto will be geared toward low-income students and attendance will be free. Healthcare will be included.”

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The report says, “Zuckerberg already supports Summit Public Schools; KIPP, a network of 183 charter schools; and AltSchool, a small group of private schools that focuses on mixed-age learning,” according to the article.

Going The Right Way

Zukerberg and Priscilla want to use the fund in the most appropriate manner. The intend to make public schools a better place for learning. The betterment of these schools would happen at interstate level instead of not focusing at particular area or the region.

Supporting The Noble Cause

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The drive to support the cause of education is a welcome initiative. Mark and Priscilla have realised to need to uplift the underserved. Their health issues and other aspects has been critically understood by the the Facebook couple. Mark has many times pointed that with the available technology and resources the underserved can be served. Referring the noble programme we hope that the goal is achieved. The society learns from the Facebook couple and steps forward to support such endeavours.

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