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Mark Zuckerberg, wife to donate $120 million to Bay Area schools
Mark Zuckerberg, wife to donate $120 million to Bay Area schools

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have pledged to donate $120 million to struggling Bay Area public schools. The couple announced the large donation Thursday in an Op-Ed piece to the San Jose Mercury News as what they said was their commitment to improving education in the Bay Area and throughout the nation. "The world's most innovative community shouldn't also be a home for struggling public schools," they wrote. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, say they will be working to start a new district and charter schools in the Bay Area, giving parents more "high quality choices" for education. The couple also plans to talk with educators...

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