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Topic: Global Partnership for Education

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May 17, 2014 at 8:42 AM

Abducted Nigerian girls: U.S. should give to partnership for education

Thank you for running Ann McFeatters’ syndicated column in the paper [“Evil must be confronted,” Opinion, May 14]. She rightly calls on all governments to do what’s right, when it comes to girls’ education — noting the kidnapped girls in Nigeria, and Malala Yousafzai in Pakistan. Girls who simply seek an education that will give…

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March 31, 2014 at 12:03 PM

Education in Afghanistan: Congress should do more to help children worldwide

Thank you for Lance Dickie’s excellent column about education in Afghanistan [“An educator’s optimism for Afghanistan,” Opinion, March 27]. I saw impressive figures from the BBC in the last month. It reports that there are currently 10.5 million kids in Afghan schools now, 42 percent of them girls. Where there were just 400 teachers…

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Comments | More in Afghanistan, Education | Topics: Afghanistan, Bob Dickerson, children