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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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When Schools Become Targets of War

March 6, 2014 | Trine Petersen

Around the world, schools, student, and teachers are targeted as a tactic of war. States need to take action to stop this appalling practice.

All Young People in America Deserve the Opportunity to Succeed

February 28, 2014 | Marc Philpart, Andrew Wolk

A new public-private initiative to improve the lives of young men of color serves as a rallying cry to redouble our efforts.

A New Milestone for America’s Young Men of Color

February 27, 2014 | Ken Zimmerman

A joint initiative involving government, business, and nonprofits aims to help America’s young men of color reach their full potential in school, work, and life.

New York City Leads the Way in Helping Young Men of Color Succeed

February 26, 2014 | Jahmani Hylton

To bolster the success of young men of color in America, look to this innovative program.

A Fresh Approach to Education Funding

February 19, 2014 | Aleesha Taylor
At least 57 million children worldwide are not in school. Yet aid commitments to education are declining at an alarming rate. Innovative financing is one promising way to close that gap.

Toward a Fairer Education System in Chile

February 17, 2014 | Trine Petersen

Is an open society possible when education is segregated by one’s ability to pay for it? Giorgio Jackson explains the impact of recent political and social changes in Chile on the right to education.

Slavery by Another Name

February 5, 2014 | Catherine Allan

A digital storytelling project educates teachers and students on forms of slavery that persisted well into the 20th century.

Development’s Missing Ingredient

February 4, 2014 | George Soros

We need to persuade members of the UN General Assembly that development targets should involve not just access to education, healthcare, clean water, and other vital services, but also access to justice.

Join the Movement for Black Male Achievement

February 3, 2014 | Rashid Shabazz, Sheila Leddy
Watch the award-winning documentary American Promise and join the campaign to improve the life outcomes for all black boys.

For the Success of Boys and Men of Color, A Call to Action

January 29, 2014 | Ken Zimmerman
We are heartened by the president’s recognition that to increase opportunity for all Americans, we must help boys and men of color succeed.