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School systems are failing — here are 25 ways to stop the tumble.
Scott Morris combs through the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s articles of agreement for clues about voting power and board composition.
With the Financing for Development Conference around the corner, Charles Kenny explains why it will take a lot more than aid from member states to deliver on the ambitious post-2015 development agenda.
Jonah Busch and Sara del Fierro break down the list of past invitees to White House State Dinners. Guess who’s been left out.
Revamped US legislation aims to add 50 million to the power grid in sub-Saharan Africa. Beth Schwanke reveals the real power in this effort; Todd Moss says inconsistent policy could undermine it.
CGD experts show how the Financing for Development Conference, taking place now in Addis Ababa, can best support the post-2015 development agenda. This week: Owen Barder reports from the field.
Practitioners, funders, and researchers discuss the challenges and opportunities in measuring and evaluating women’s economic empowerment programs.
Casey Dunning tells us what she learned from a recent appearance by President Obama’s nominee for USAID administrator, Gayle Smith, before a Senate Committee.
It's time to pivot from schooling goals to learning goals. Leading researchers issue a call to arms.
Aerial spraying has been central to Colombia’s antinarcotic efforts, but a new study links it to significant increases in miscarriages and respiratory problems.