Skip to comments.Zuckerberg, Wife Gift $120M To Calif. Schools
Posted on 05/30/2014 6:24:07 AM PDT by BenLurkin
Zuckerberg and Chan, a pediatrician, discussed the donation in an exclusive interview with the Associated Press. It was Chans first significant step into the public spotlight and the couples premier interview together. The two met while studying at Harvard and married in their Palo Alto backyard on May 19, 2012 the day after Facebooks stock began publicly trading in a rocky initial public offering that now seems a distant memory. In 2010, they joined Giving Pledge, an effort led by Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett to get the countrys richest people to donate most of their wealth.
Im really focused on connecting the world. Thats my main thing, and youre primarily focused on children, said Zuckerberg, turning to Chan. And were able to do some of this work together, which is neat
There are interesting overlaps.
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I find this very encouraging. You can make a massive fortune while being dumb as a rock.
It’ll be spent in a couple of days. Next!
California schools = Teachers union pensions
Hey, Marky boy: how did the investment of $100MM in the Newark schools go for you? Last I heard, most of the money was unaccounted for.
Yes, and in other more exacting words, the Zucks are pouring money into a rathole and hoping for eternal absolution from a fawning MSM.
I guess the worlds highest functioning schools in Finland which has emphasis on old basics like slide rules and no new technology shortcuts is lost on this goofball.
The money will do one thing: it will make the unions and various educrats of California richer. What it won’t do is improve the education of the kids for whom it is intended. If throwing money at a problem solved educational problems in the past, we would have known about it. Unless many California kids are either not going to school due to lack of space, or they don’t have any equipment, all this money will do nothing to help them.
A fool and his money were lucky to hook up in the first place.
Suckerberg should instead have given his millions to the Associated Propaganda in order that they could educate their headline writers that “gift” is not a verb (except perhaps in uneducated, millennial newspeak). Perhaps the AP blockhead meant “Suckerberg, Wife Give $120M to Calif. Schools.”
Why not start a charter school instead. The publick schools have failed.
The language is deteriorating as fast as the culture.
Mark ain't stupid.
Those are solid components of the Democrat election squad.
The party that lets oligarchs like him rule the world
The popular definition of insanity comes to mind here.
Maybe they’ll help CA schools teach students that “gift” is normally a noun, and that “give” and “donate” make much clearer headlines.
Must be some sort of tax dodge.
“Must be some sort of tax dodge.”
It isn’t; it is a direct contribution to the Democratic Party through their owners: the teachers’ unions. These funds are to avoid the layoffs that budget restraints would force upon teachers (thus ending their dues contibutions); Newark NJ laid off 160 cops (at the time of record murders in the city) but kept its teachers.
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