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Education: The Most Powerful Weapon for Changing the World

School girls in Sana’a gather for their lesson.

Education is the key to eliminating gender inequality, to reducing poverty, to creating a sustainable planet, to preventing needless deaths and illness, and to fostering peace. Read more >>

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Improving Education in South Sudan

With USAID assistance, primary school enrollment in South Sudan has increased from approximately 300,000 students in 2000 to 1.4 million in 2012. Read more >>

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In Congo, Helping Children Catch Up in the Classroom

International Rescue Committee and USAID are helping 1,100 boys and girls in Congo catch up on their studies at the primary level and work toward admissions to secondary school. Read more >>

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Increasing Access to Education in Northern Nigeria

Through its Northern Education Initiative, USAID is working in Nigeria to strengthen state and local governments’ capacity to deliver basic education service. Read more >>

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Photo of the Week: Learning in South Sudan

Since the Consolidated Peace Agreement (PCA), the number of classrooms in the country has increased but school infrastructure remains an overwhelming need. Read more >>

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1,000 Days to Reach the Millennium Development Goals

What USAID is doing to ensure that by 2015 children everywhere will be able to complete a full course of primary schooling. Read more >>

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Recording in Progress: Audio Boosts Volume of Education Materials in Rwanda

This year, 90 primary schools in Rwanda will receive first- and second-grade materials for English, Kinyarwanda and math. Read more >>

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A New School Year

The start of September is always a time that we once again turn our thoughts to education.  Our children get ready for school, are excited at the prospect of seeing their friends, meeting their new teacher, and learning new skills. For others it is a time to return to university and continue their education, be […]

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