The Basic Education Coalition applauds Congresswoman Lois Frankel (D-FL), Congresswoman Susan Brooks (R-IN), Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-NY), and Congressman Dan Donovan (R-NY) for introducing the Keeping Girls in School Act in the House of Representatives.
The education that UNRWA offers is an invaluable resource for the region’s displaced and marginalized. However, Palestinian children may not be able to remain in school for the rest of the fall semester unless UNRWA is able to fill the significant gap left by the U.S. funding cuts.
On Friday September 14th, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) released of the first-ever U.S. Government Strategy on International Basic Education. The Strategy demonstrates the U.S. Government's commitment to international education and presents an opportunity to advance global diplomatic and development leadership on pressing international education challenges, as called for in the READ Act.
The 2018 theme of International Literacy Day was ‘Literacy and skills development’, focusing on youth and adults within the lifelong learning framework. To celebrate International Literacy Day 2018, BEC co-hosted a #LiteracyChat with FHI 360 about evidence for literacy and skills development.