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Shaping a Post-2015 Global Education Agenda

Brian Gallagher | Posted 04.22.2015 | Education
Brian Gallagher

Despite the increase in access to education in the region, nearly 29 million primary school aged children were out of school -- accounting for over half of out-of-school youth around the world.

Davos Attendees To Wear Fitbits, Raise Money To Buy Bikes For Needy Kids

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.22.2015 | Impact

If you rode a big yellow bus to school, consider yourself lucky. In some regions of the world, the biggest barrier stopping students from maximizin...

The Real Mommy Wars: Exchanging the Pretend War to Take on The Real Battles

Jessica Martin-Weber | Posted 07.14.2014 | Parents
Jessica Martin-Weber

What if we stopped the wars? What if, instead of attacking each other's decisions, we calmly discussed them and shared information, throwing each other a new rope when we see that others are getting to the end of theirs?

Educational Opportunities, or Lack Thereof, Across the Globe

Jared Bernstein | Posted 03.10.2014 | Education
Jared Bernstein

Access to decent education, starting with preschool, remains a significant challenge even here in wealthy America, and of course far more so in less developed countries. Many of the world's kids will apparently tell you so.

Access to Quality Education

Muhammad Yunus | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Muhammad Yunus

The Global Citizen Festival will issue a clarion call to world leaders to continue funding the programs necessary to pull people out of extreme poverty including specifically the United Nations Millennium Development Goals to ensure that every child has access to universal primary education.

For Optimism About US Education, Look Abroad

Peter Cipparone | Posted 09.29.2013 | Politics
Peter Cipparone

Living abroad has convinced me that between our advantages in access to education, teaching and learning methods, and national conversation around education, cries that the U.S. is falling behind are overblown.

Educate a Child: Delivering Quality Schooling to the World's Hardest-to-Reach Children

Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser | Posted 01.14.2013 | Impact
Her Highness Sheikha Moza bint Nasser

The case of Malala Yousafzai has reminded us that education is something that young people in many countries are willing to risk death to obtain. And yet more than 60 million children are deprived of their fundamental right to quality education. But this is a problem that has a solution.

NY Regents To Draft Own Version Of State DREAM Act

Posted 01.11.2012 | Education

New York's Board of Regents is looking to support a state version of the federal DREAM Act, a move that comes on the heels of its endorsement of the n...

WATCH: Magnet School Told 'Your School Isn't White Enough'

Posted 08.01.2011 | Education

The debate over segregation continues at one of the nation's top schools after the principal received the following message: integrate or lose funding...