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Out-of-school children numbers fall

Out-of-school children numbers fall | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
The global figure for the number of children without access to schools has fallen, says Unesco. But so has funding and international targets are set to be missed.
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10x10 - Educate Girls. Change the World.

10x10 - Educate Girls. Change the World. | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
10×10 is a groundbreaking film, Girl Rising, a global social action campaign and an extraordinary opportunity: Investing in adolescent girls in the developing world creates a ripple effect of change that transforms families, communities and entire...
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IPS – Q&A: ‘Empowering Girls Alone Will Not Bring Social Change’ | Inter Press Service

IPS – Q&A: ‘Empowering Girls Alone Will Not Bring Social Change’ | Inter Press Service | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Q&A: 'Empowering Girls Alone Will Not Bring Social Change' - Joan Erakit interviews JOSEPHINE BOURNE, associate director at UNICEF, on upcoming ministerial meetings on global education
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CPS creating safety routes for kids heading to new schools - Chicago Sun-Times

CPS creating safety routes for kids heading to new schools - Chicago Sun-Times | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Jadine Chou, chief of security and safety for Chicago Public Schools, emphasized in an interview Monday that she is working closely with police to design safe routes for students whose elementary schools are on the chopping block.
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Girls Who Risk Their Lives for Education

Girls Who Risk Their Lives for Education | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
More and more girls are saying that neither bombs nor bullets will keep them from school.
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Angelina Jolie launches Malala Fund

Angelina Jolie launches Malala Fund | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has honoured Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousafzai, who has launched a charity to fund girls' education.
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Kenya: the girl who demanded school

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Kakenya Ntaiya's father agreed to let her go to high school if she submitted to female 'circumcision'. This is her story (RT @RichardDawkins: Deeply moving story of campaigner for girls' education & against FGM.
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Clinton To Answer Your Twitter Questions At Global Education Forum

Clinton To Answer Your Twitter Questions At Global Education Forum | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
A forum this week is bringing together global leaders to tackle education solutions for the approximately 139 million children who are missing out on schooling worldwide.
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Unleashing Potential Through Education: Educate Lanka's Impact on Women in Sri Lanka

Unleashing Potential Through Education: Educate Lanka's Impact on Women in Sri Lanka | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
As we mark International Women's Day, Educate Lanka looked to its own impact to reflect upon its role in unleashing the potential of the deserving poor, specifically women, through the weapon of education.
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Fixing the 'Opportunity Gap' to Close the Achievement Gap

Fixing the 'Opportunity Gap' to Close the Achievement Gap | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Michele McNeil covered education and state government in Indiana for a decade before joining Education Week as a state policy reporter in June 2006.
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Life in a cracked house in Haiti

Life in a cracked house in Haiti | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Rose Matrie's family is struggling to pay the school fees to keep her enrolled in school in Jacmel, Haiti. Still, she has big dreams for her future.
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Changing the Story for Minorities in STEM Subjects - ASCD Annual Conference 2013

Changing the Story for Minorities in STEM Subjects - ASCD Annual Conference 2013 | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Founded in 1943, ASCD (formerly the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development) is an educational leadership organization dedicated to advancing best practices and policies for the success of each learner.
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Chilean students stage widespread protests demanding education reform

Chilean students stage widespread protests demanding education reform | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
SANTIAGO, Chile - Tens of thousands of students flooded the streets of Chile on Thursday in one of the largest demonstrations demanding free education.
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5 powerful talks about the quest for equality in the United States | TED Blog

5 powerful talks about the quest for equality in the United States | TED Blog | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Today's speaker watched with Martin Luther King at age 12. Here, other TED Talks from speakers who envision the rocky road to equality.
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10 of the Most Dangerous Journeys to Schools Around the World

10 of the Most Dangerous Journeys to Schools Around the World | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
For kids across the globe, the road to school is not without its hazards.
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Advancing the Dream Through Education

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On April 4, we remember the assassination of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., whose leadership and valor during the Civil Rights Movement continue to inspire many Americans to fight for justice and equality.
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RDFRS: Why girls in India are still missing out on the education they need

RDFRS: Why girls in India are still missing out on the education they need | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
Our mission is to support scientific education and critical thinking to overcome religious fundamentalism, superstition, intolerance and suffering
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Shabana Basij-Rasikh: Dare to educate Afghan girls | Video on TED.com

Imagine a country where girls must sneak out to go to school, with deadly consequences if they get caught learning. This was Afghanistan under the Taliban, and traces of that danger remain today.
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eLimu: ‘T' is for tablet computer

eLimu: ‘T' is for tablet computer | A Level Playing Field | Scoop.it
There has been a surge in technology initiatives aimed at delivering education in the developing world. But is there too much focus on flashy devices?
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