News in “Girls' Secondary Education in Developing Countries”

"Forging a New Deal in Education"

Stanford Social Innovation Review
Related Grantee: Schools & Teachers Innovating for Results
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Community, Family Support Critical in Girls’ Education

This report finds that poor academic performance is linked to teacher absenteeism, requirements that girls work in the home, and low aspirations and expectations for girls’ education among the girls and their families. Read More

"How A Livelihood Program Changed A Rural Girl's Life"

The Global Fund for Children
Related Grantee: Global Fund for Children
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The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education Funds New Projects

A partnership of private donors and foundations working to improve education today announced $10.3 million in grants that will increase the participation, quality and relevance of secondary education in developing countries. Read More
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Assessing Reasons for School Dropout in Uganda

A report by the International Center for Research on Women examines the factors that contribute to girls ages 14-18 dropping out of school in West Nile, Uganda. Read More
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Supporting Use of Evidence in International Education

A new portal provides a dynamic online resource for education policymakers, practitioners, NGOs, and researchers to access evidence and information for improving primary and secondary education internationally. Read More
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Assessing Foundational Education in Nigeria

The Education Partnership Centre, a MacArthur grantee, has launched LEARNigeria, a citizen-led survey that will generate data on the foundational literacy and numeracy skills of Nigerian children. Read More
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A Dearth of Women Teachers in Rajasthan

A MacArthur-supported study from the Education Research Unit shows there is a paucity of women math and science teachers in Rajasthan, India. Read More

"Hundreds Inspired by Mentoring Walk"

The Community Agenda
Related Grantee: CEDA International
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"In India, Revealing the Children Left Behind"

The New York Times
Tina Rosenberg , 1987 MacArthur Fellow
Related Grantee: Pratham USA
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