Education

7/15/15

Major New Education Initiatives Announced at Oslo Summit

Leaders commit to action on education in emergencies and launch new international commission to reverse decline in funding for education. 

3/20/15

Marketplace: Michelle Obama promotes girls' education in Asia

First lady Michelle Obama is traveling in Asia this week to promote a new initiative with the Peace Corps aimed at closing the education gap for girls.

3/3/15

White House Taps CARE to Help Train Peace Corps Volunteers under Let Girls Learn Initiative

WASHINGTON (March 3, 2015) — More than 50 years after former President John F.

2/3/15

CARE in Foreign Policy

A CARE Egypt survey about illiteracy rates in the country framed a Foreign Policy article analyzing the woes of Egypt’s education system.

1/20/15

#AskTheExpert about Girls’ Education

An estimated 66 million children around the world are out of school; most of them girls. Investing in girls’ education is a fundamental to reducing global poverty, yet millions of girls face huge challenges when it comes to accessing educational opportunities.

12/11/14

CARE; GLAMOUR’S 'THE GIRL PROJECT' FEATURED IN A PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

WASHINGTON DC - December 11, 2014 - On Friday, the global poverty fighting organization CARE will participate in a Brookings Institution panel event to raise awareness about the importance of community empowerment in helping adolescent girls receive education.

9/9/14

The Huffington Post - While Most Kids Wrapped Up 1st Week Of School, 31 Million Girls Were Kept Out Of Classrooms

Across the globe, students stocked up on fresh supplies and caught up with old classmates last week. But for 31 million girls, there were no teachers to meet, no first-day jitters to quell and no new homework to get cracking on.

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