education and poverty

Session related to reading in primary grades

1. Learning as a Pathway of Poverty Learning is pivotal in breaking the cycle of poverty and social exclusion experienced by many worldwide. Panelists will discuss how better learning outcomes will result in greater equality and prosperity. Sourced through from: n education, it’s critical to focus on quality of primary schooling, including: standards; starting where poor children …

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Vietnam’s Bilingual Experiment

  The country’s bilingual education programs for minority students could help close some socioeconomic gaps. At a handful of schools across Vietnam, children from ethnic minorities are finding something rare when they enter a classroom: They understand what the teacher is saying. The country is experimenting with bilingual educationfor Khmer, Hmong and Jarai students, most …

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A School Fights for Life in Battered Haiti

Caroline Begein, 15, center, prayed with other students at the nonpublic Collège Classique Féminin in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. CreditMichael Appleton for The New York Times PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In mid-October, when fresh-faced girls in starched uniforms skipped through the gates of the Collège Classique Féminin to start the first post-earthquake school year, their desire to seek …

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