Achieving universal access to quality education is key to eradicating poverty, fostering economic growth, and promoting international security — but it requires a strong investment from the United States. U.S. Reps. Nita Lowey and David Reichert have offered a bipartisan solution with the Education For All Act.
Despite good progress in many developing countries, it is puzzling to realize that education is not seen as an emergency like a disease affecting millions of people would be.
The Global Partnership is looking to be inclusive in its upcoming June pledging conference in Brussels, and expects commitments from donors, international organizations, developing country partners, civil society, the private sector and foundations.
Benedicto Kondowe, director of the Civil Education Coalition in Malawi, traveled to Utah to drum up support for the Global Partnership for Education.