Education

As school enrollment numbers have increased worldwide, test scores have not always followed. Meanwhile, access to education by different social groups remains unequal. What changes to educational ecosystems can raise both enrollment and learning for all?

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As school enrollment numbers have increased worldwide, test scores have not always followed. Meanwhile, access to education by different social groups remains unequal. What changes to educational ecosystems can raise both enrollment and learning for all?

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News, events, and insights from our policy-research engagements related to education.

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The myth that private school goers are ‘the elite’ must be put to rest. 

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Newly mandated national curriculum textbooks have upended private schooling in Pakistan, delaying the start of the school year.

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Student learning levels have been set back by months due to the pandemic.

Projects

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The bedrock of LEAPS research, this study follows students all the way into adulthood. 

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We find giving parents information significantly increases student test scores.  

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Schools need resources to innovate, but financing is a major constraint.

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We connect low-cost schools to curriculum development, teacher training and technology.

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A functioning teacher labor market can generate a virtuous cycle of education and learning.

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We are helping to build a community of practice among stakeholders in the education ecosystem.