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A Street for All: Connecting with the Community

Sesame Workshop’s Nada Elattar and International Rescue Committee’s Katie Maeve Murphy say it takes a village to raise a child and many more to save a generation of displaced children. Read More
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More Nigerian States Accessing UBEC Funds

The number of Nigerian states picking up their share of the Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC) Fund has grown following a convening of representatives from UBEC and state basic education boards. Read More
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Coming Together to Save a Generation of Displaced Children

Sesame Workshop EVP Sherrie Westin says its partnership with the International Rescue Committee, to provide education and nurturing care to refugee children, came together out of necessity. Read More
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A Passion for Providing People with Access to Knowledge

Wendy Hanamura says $100 million would allow The Internet Archive to provide libraries and learners with free, long-term access to 4 million books. Read More
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College Students Offer Policy Ideas

The Roosevelt Institute, recipient of the MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, has released 10 Ideas, a journal that elevates top student-generated policy proposals from across the country. Read More
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UCI Launches Connected Learning Lab

The University of California, Irvine, has launched the Connected Learning Lab, a new interdisciplinary hub dedicated to researching and putting into practice equitable learner-centered innovation in educational technology. Read More
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Combating Privatization Through Youth-Led Projects

The Roosevelt Institute’s Re:Public Project will invest in youth-driven campaigns and initiatives to push back against privatization in the educational system, economy, and justice system. Read More
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Reviewing Abortion Laws in India

A report by Ipas takes an in-depth look at India’s Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act and related laws, which govern abortion services. Read More
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Economic Tools for Conservation

A two-week course at the University of California Berkeley by the Conservation Strategy Fund will focus on how to use economics to be more strategic and successful in conservation work, and transform how environmental issues are ... Read More
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Stevens Initiative Opens Competition to Fund Virtual Youth Exchange Programs

The Aspen Institute Stevens Initiative is holding the second in a series of competitions to fund virtual exchanges to improve understanding, respect, and dialogue across cultures, and equip young people with the skills they need to ... Read More
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Call for Proposals to Strengthen Secondary Education

The Partnership to Strengthen Innovation and Practice in Secondary Education issued its fourth call for proposals seeking innovative solutions to address critical issues that impair secondary education learning in marginalized populations. Read More
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Opening a New Frontier in Second Language Instruction

A pilot program combines online and face-to-face English as a Second Language instruction, enabling effective learning at the adult students’ own pace. Read More