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For Early Childhood Development, the U.S. Should Look South

Gabriel Sanchez Zinny | Posted 06.01.2013 | Latino Voices
Gabriel Sanchez Zinny

The examples of Mexico and Brazil should teach us the importance of a holistic approach to early development: one that that addresses health and nutrition as well as classroom time.

Study Analyzes Effect Of NYC-Family Rewards Program On Parents And Their Teenage Children

Posted 10.01.2012 | Education

To get low-income teenagers to spend more time on school work, a new study suggests that schools should pay them. A recent study released by MDRC a...

Nigeria, SWFs, and the Resource Curse? Two New Papers

Todd Moss | Posted 01.11.2012 | World
Todd Moss

Nigeria, perhaps the world's poster child for the oil curse, is the latest country to deploy a sovereign wealth fund as a tool to try to better manage national income.

Anti-Poverty Program Falls Short

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — An experimental anti-poverty program that pays the poor for maintaining good habits – $25 to $150 for things such as going to t...

Constitutional Court Orders Removal of Guatemalan Education Minister

Daniel Altschuler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Altschuler

On February 25, Guatemala's Constitutional Court ordered the removal of Education Minister Bienvenido Argueta for failing to provide the court with co...