Newark, N.J., mayor works to match Facebook founder's donation to schools

09/27/2010 | Wall Street Journal, The

Newark, N.J., Mayor Cory Booker is expected to announce today that $40 million has been raised toward the match needed to receive a $100 million donation from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for the city's schools. Officials say they have not decided how to spend the expected $200 million in donations, but they are calling on donors to support a turnaround of the city's schools.

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