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A Pivotal Moment for Education in Latin America

May 05, 2020

Improving the quality and coverage of education is the only way that Latin America and the Caribbean will be able to truly reduce inequality But the COVID-19 crisis has sidelined the region’s efforts and now more than ever, innovative policymaking and a move to increase access to new technologies are essential to make sure that young people don’t fall through the cracks According to UNICEF, more than 95% of children in Latin America and the Caribbean are now out of school That has effects beyond just education itself: in-school nutrition programs benefit more than 80 million children...

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