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 debt of the COVID-19 crisis will fall on the children who are in their early years and in school today. 

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Prolonged closures without innovative alternatives will hurt the vulnerable, exacerbating existing inequalities.

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When so many reforms are developed independently, they are prone to contradict each other.

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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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Although those who suffer today in disasters are elderly, those who will pay throughout their lives are the youngest.

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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.