Quality education is one of the most leveraged investments for catalyzing development, promoting global health and reducing poverty, and universal education is one of the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Despite significant progress since the goals were created, 132 million children and youth are still out of school today. Experts with the Center for Universal Education, joined by other experts across Brookings, examine the global education architecture, the role of foreign assistance and educational strategies.
Reuters/Ahmad Masood - A girl whose parents work in a brick kiln is watched by her teacher as she reads from a blackboard in a class in an open air school at Krishnadevpur village, north of Kolkata, February 11, 2014.
Improving Girls’ Education and Status in India with Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao (Save Daughters, Educate Daughters)
August 25, 2014, Urvashi Sahni
Following the recent violent attacks on girls in India, Urvashi Sahni argues that in addition to addressing girls' education challenges in the country, immediate action must be taken to ensure the safety of girls and women on the streets.
Latin America and the Caribbean
August 22, 2014, Kate Anderson
August 13, 2014, Julia Gillard
August 7, 2014, Gabriel Sanchez-Zinny and James McBride
August 6, 2014, David Crone and Chernor Bah
August 4, 2014, Maysa Jalbout, Sarah Dryden-Peterson and Kevin Watkins
August 1, 2014, Rebecca Winthrop and Eileen McGivney
July 30, 2014, Jenny Perlman Robinson
Interview | Inter-American Dialogue
July 23, 2014, Emily Gustafsson-Wright and Barbara Bruns
July 15, 2014, Jenny Perlman Robinson and Liesbet Steer
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Director, Center for Universal Education
Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development
Justin W. van Fleet
Nonresident Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
Fellow, Global Economy and Development, Center for Universal Education
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