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Many frontline professionals in community services, law enforcement services, and the health system lack the skills and knowledge they need to safely meet the needs of those at heightened risk of...
Research suggests that children’s preschool mathematics knowledge is a predictor of later academic success and that strong spatial-thinking skills are key to children’s readiness for kindergarten and...
Success in algebra does not come automatically to many students. But with recent research showing that algebra is an indicator of college readiness and career options, it is more important than ever...
Nearly half of all U.S. children are exposed to at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE), such as abuse, neglect, incarceration of a family member, substance use in the home, divorce, or...
According to the Nation’s Report Card , a staggering 88 percent of students graduate from U.S. high schools without proficiency in U.S. history and thus lack an essential component of informed...
A decade removed from political conflict, Liberians are optimistic that peace and prosperity lie ahead. But the country’s two civil wars have left a gap in the education sector, resulting in a “lost...
Despite past and present efforts, the education system in Honduras still faces many challenges in terms of access, efficiency, and quality. However, current research suggests that improving reading...
Of the 67 million primary-school-aged children around the world who do not attend school, 40 million live in countries affected by armed conflict. Millions more have had their education disrupted by...
Niger faces many challenges that threaten food and nutrition security and resilience. Farmers have little access to advances in agricultural practices and technologies to fight the effects of climate...
While Rwanda is on track to achieve its goals of economic growth, education for young adults is lagging behind. With many unable to complete middle school, young adults aged 16–30 need training in...
Jordan’s economy has been significantly impacted by geopolitical developments in the region, the global financial crises, and expensive energy due to its location and scarce natural resources, all...
In Zambia, the Ministry of General Education began implementing the Primary Literacy Programme (PLP) in 2013 to serve students from pre-primary through grade 7 across the country. However, several...
The development of literacy skills through early experiences with books and stories is critically linked to children’s later success in learning to read. As Ghana strivesto increase national literacy...
While rates of HIV in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are relatively low at 1% (UNAIDS, 2015), prevalence in population centers and along economic corridors has remained a consistent concern...
For decades, protracted conflicts in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have forcibly displaced more than 6 million people, destroyed community networks, and reinforced barriers to basic...