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Strange Football: Education Programs Rarely Keep Score

“Is learning the only result worth financing in education?” That was the question posed to me at a recent World Bank debate about results-based financing in education. The question is germane because the World Bank has a large program of results-based financing in health and a new modality of Program for Results lending operations, and it is negotiating a new trust fund for performance programs in education. 

Education Link Round-up, Feb 12, 2015: "We're failing children on a massive scale"

CGD is launching a new initiative on education reform in the developing world, involving some of the most exciting researchers in the field. We're tentatively calling it “Research on Improving Systems of Education,” aka RISE (get it?).  New website and more details coming soon.  In the meantime, here’s the first in a periodic series of education-related links that are worth checking out.  Thanks to Amanda Beatty and Lee Crawfurd for helping curate the list.

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