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/Oswaldo Rivas - A schoolgirl sits inside a classroom in El Tule town February 9, 2015.
Fifteen years after Millennium Development Goal 2: Where are the education plans?
February 26, 2015, Justin W. van Fleet
Justin van Fleet argues that we must ensure urgent and focused action if we are to lend a strong foundation, legitimacy, and credibility to new and ambitious post-2015 education goals.
Latin America and the Caribbean
February 24, 2015, Lu Mai and Mary Young
February 13, 2015, Emily Gustafsson-Wright, Megan Golden and Sam Aigner-Treworgy
February 10, 2015, Rebecca Winthrop
February 9, 2015, Amanda Glassman
February 2015, Jacques van der Gaag and Vidya Putcha
February 2, 2015, M. Caridad Araujo
January 27, 2015, Harold Alderman
January 27, 2015, Joshua Muskin
January 21, 2015, Jenny Perlman Robinson
January 20, 2015, Yasemin Sirali, Raquel Bernal and Sophie Naudeau
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The Brookings Institution
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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