October 3, 2010
Facebook’s CEO 'Friends’ Schools—With a $100-Million Gift
Courtesy of Startup: Education
Mark Zuckerberg, the 26-year-old chief executive of Facebook, wasn’t content to finish his degree at Harvard, famously dropping out to expand the social-networking Web site he founded. Now, it seems, Mr. Zuckerberg isn’t content to wait to give away the money he’s been making, either.
Mr. Zuckerberg’s $100-million pledge to improve Newark, N.J.’s public schools, which he announced last month on The Oprah Winfrey Show, instantly made him one of