Facebook Founder and Broad Foundation to Pitch in More for NJ School ReformsIf approved, $600,000 from the high-profile private foundations to help with charters, school turnarounds
The Christie administration is harnessing funds from two high-profile private foundations to press some of its statewide education reforms.
The State Board of Education tomorrow will have two unusual resolutions before it to accept more than $600,000 in outside funds from two foundations:
- $200,000 from StartUp:Education, the national foundation created by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.
- $430,000 from the Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation, the California-based organization that has helped train and support three of the administration’s top education officials, including