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Researchers will present ALSE's randomized controlled trail study of the effectiveness of various community-based education (CBE) program models on children's attendance, learning, and communities’ trust in government, as well as next steps in the research and the benefits of MoE- and USAID-academic partnerships. Discussants will review these findings, next steps, and partnerships.
*The CIRF series is an academic research seminar that brings some of the world's leading development scholars to discuss their new research and ideas. The presentations are at times technical, but retain a focus on a mixed audience of researchers and policymakers. There’s more about the series here.