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Inclusive Education Reform Presents a Litmus Test for the Czech Republic

November 13, 2017Ostalinda Maya Ovalle, Štěpán Drahokoupil
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Is Judicial Independence Finally Coming to Kyrgyzstan?

November 16, 2017Shamil Ibragimov, Joshua Russell
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After the Storm: Building a Better Houston

November 3, 2017John Henneberger

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The Importance of Getting Roma Children into School Early

November 5, 2015 | Iliana Sarafian, Arthur Ivatts

A new report details how early childhood education can benefit Roma youth—and why they have trouble accessing it.

What the “Roma Decade” Really Achieved

October 16, 2015 | Judit Szira

Amid setbacks in housing, health, and employment, Roma did make remarkable gains in one area: education.

Children Around the World Aren’t Getting the Palliative Care They Need

October 8, 2015 | Joan Marston

Myths, fears, and more keep children with life-limiting illness from the mind, body, and spiritual care they have a right to.

Keep Kids Off the Sex Offender Registry

October 6, 2015 | Eli Lehrer

When it comes to making minors register as sex offenders, the costs to communities far outweigh the benefits.

The Role of Arts and Culture in an Open Society

September 22, 2015 | Chris Stone

By supporting artistic endeavors, we help make manifest our most ambitious goals and ideals.

Can a Chain of Progressive Schools Transform Conservative Pakistan?

September 17, 2015 | Samina Naz

In a tumultuous region gripped by religious extremism, a new kind of school system aims to instill children with a sense of science, critical thinking, and tolerance.

Want to Slash Recidivism Rates? Educate the Incarcerated

August 3, 2015 | Christopher Scott, Nkechi Taifa

President Obama’s move to restore prisoners’ access to Pell Grants could be a game changer for reform.

For Those Seeking Education Opportunities Overseas, a Link to the Outside World

July 30, 2015 | Zoe Brogden

For students living in places with little access to information, figuring out how to study abroad can be daunting. A network of advising centers is changing that.

From a Refugee Camp to a Biophysics Lab

May 29, 2015 | Laura Silber

Dr. Admir Mašić earned his PhD and became a successful research scientist. But two decades ago he wasn’t even allowed to enroll in school.

Global Education Goals Shouldn’t Just Be a Numbers Game

May 20, 2015 | Dierdre Williams

The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals must include education targets that can’t necessarily be quantified.

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