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Newark Money Won’t Go for Private-School Vouchers

Facebook Inc. founder Mark Zuckerberg’s $100 million donation to Newark, New Jersey’s struggling school district won’t be used to fund private-school vouchers and may result in some school closings, Mayor Cory Booker said.

Booker, joined by Zuckerberg, 26, and Governor Chris Christie, said he wants his city to become the “first example of a public school turnaround and” the overhaul may lead to the shuttering of some city schools.