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/Thomas Mukoya - Customers shop for fruits and vegetables inside the Nakumatt supermarket in the reopened Westgate shopping mall, in Kenya's capital Nairobi, July 18, 2015.
When the supermarket becomes a classroom: Building learning communities beyond the school walls
September 1, 2015, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek examines the supermarket study as a means to support learning opportunities outside the school walls and further build smart communities.
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