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5 Newark High Schools Get First Facebook Grant Dollars Donated By Mark Zuckerberg

The awards were announced Tuesday by the Foundation for Newark’s Future, the organization created to disburse the money.

04/12/2011

Barringer High School - Newark, NJ - File / Photo: Newark Public Schools

Gov. Chris Christie To Pick New Newark Schools Superintendent In May

Christie said he wants to have the new superintendent working before the new school year.

03/18/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Report: Newark May Consolidate Schools

The plan reportedly called for some long-struggling schools to be closed and their students sent elsewhere. Other schools with low enrollment could be consolidated.

02/22/2011

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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Named Time ‘Person of Year’

At 26, Zuckerberg, from Dobbs Ferry, has put himself on the map not only as one of the world’s youngest billionaires, but also as a prominent newcomer to the world of philanthropy.

12/15/2010

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at a news conference - Palo Alto, CA - May 26, 2010 - Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook’s Zuckerberg Pledges To Give Away Wealth

The social site’s founder was the latest to join Giving Pledge, an effort led by Microsoft Corp. founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett to commit the world’s wealthiest people to step up their charitable donations.

12/09/2010

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Facebook’s New Facelift Plays Up Photos, Friends

Facebook is redesigning the profile pages of its 500 million-plus users to make it more of a reflection of their real lives and emphasize one of the site’s most popular features, photos.

12/05/2010

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Liguori: It’s Time For Time To Get A Clue

LeBron James has been nominated for Time Magazine’s annual ‘Person of the Year.’ Did I hear that correctly?

WFAN–11/16/2010

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

$100M Newark School Reform Takes To The Streets

The first phase of the $100 million makeover of the Newark school system that’s being funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is going into effect.

11/01/2010

Barringer High School - Newark, NJ - File / Photo: Newark Public Schools

Newark High School Students Protest Conditions

Two weeks after Mark Zuckerberg announced a $100 million donation to Newark schools, students there used the social networking site to stage a protest.

10/08/2010

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie speaks at a town hall meeting - Edison, NJ - Sep 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

Christie Expected To Unveil Education Reform Plans

New Jersey students were among the best in the nation by such standards as test scores and graduation rates, but the public schools were also among the nation’s most expensive to run.

09/28/2010

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg at the KIPP Newark Collegiate Academy - Newark, NJ - Sep 25, 2010 - Photo: Anthony Alvarez via Newark Mayor's Office

Booker: About $40M Raised For Schools So Far

Booker appeared in Manhattan on Monday with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg at the “Education Nation” Summit.

09/27/2010

Oprah Winfrey, Chris Christie, Cory Booker and Mark Zuckerberg were all named to TIME Magazine's list of 2011's 100 Most Influential People. (credit: Harpo Productions/AP)

Newark Hopes Facebook Gift Translates To Results

The money hasn’t even arrived, but it’s already creating a buzz in Newark, where three out of five third-graders can’t read and write at their grade level.

09/25/2010

Oprah Winfrey, Chris Christie, Cory Booker and Mark Zuckerberg were all named to TIME Magazine's list of 2011's 100 Most Influential People. (credit: Harpo Productions/AP)

Facebook CEO Announces $100M To NJ Schools

Talk about picking up some new friend requests.

09/24/2010

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg speaks at a news conference - Palo Alto, CA - May 26, 2010 - Photo: GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

Facebook Founder Donates $100 Mil To Newark Schools

The founder of Facebook is set to friend an entire New Jersey school district. The young billionaire is giving away $100 million of his fortune to help the less fortunate.

09/23/2010

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Facebook VP: Simple Privacy Settings Land Tomorrow

NEW YORK (CBS) ― Facebook’s vice president of product privacy Chris Cox announced that starting Wednesday, May 26, Facebook will be launching “drastically simplified” and improved privacy controls. Cox made the announcement at TechCrunch Disrupt, […]

CBS 2–05/25/2010

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