Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Newark Gift May Be Used To Get Rid Of Underperforming Teachers

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Mark Zuckerberg (Photo: Facebook)

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg gave a $100 million grant to the public school system in 2010. Now, according to CBS News, officials are considering using some of that cash on buyouts to get rid of poorly performing teachers.  Continue reading “Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 Million Newark Gift May Be Used To Get Rid Of Underperforming Teachers”

Working Families Party: ‘Zuck, I Thought We Were Friends’

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Mark Zuckerberg (Photo: Getty)

While others are focused on Facebook’s co-founder’s citizenship-based tax evasion, New York State’s Working Families Party leaped into another loophole debate associated with the profits accumulated from the company going public.

“You’re not gonna Like this. Facebook plans to Like tax loopholes this week — in a big way,” the organizations’ executive director, Dan Cantor, said in an email blast sent to supporters, some of whom may have groaned with the “Like” rhetoric. “And it’ll cost taxpayers billions.”

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