education. We work together, for them.
The Basic Education Coalition (BEC) is a group of leading US-based organizations and academic institutions working together to promote global peace and prosperity through education. By leveraging our collective technical expertise and combining advocacy efforts, BEC members raise a unified voice to ensure US policy makers support and strengthen education for the developing world.
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Basic Ed Policy Update
On September 8th, 2017, Congress took the critical step of passing the Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act of 2017, ensuring that all children, regardless of where they were born, have access to a quality basic education. President Trump signed this legislation later that day.