EducationSuperHighway raises $9 million in funding from Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates

Posted Dec 6, 2013

EducationSuperHighway, a non-profit, has raised $9 million in funding led by Mark Zuckerberg’s Startup:Education with participation from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. EducationSuperHighway will be using the funding to expand their broadband-speed testing initiatives and for lobbying. EducationSuperHighway says that around 80% of public schools in the U.S. lack fast enough Internet speeds to prepare students for digital education.