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Improving education shouldbe a part of the global development agenda of the next U.S.president. While aid for primary education has alwaysappealed to U.S. policymakers and the public and is consistentwith American values of expanding opportunity for all, U.S. aidfor education has languished in the past two decades. Aid forhealth has increased six-fold while aid for education has grownby only a third. The next president should considerannouncing U.S. support for a big international push to expandquality primary schooling in low-income countries so that allchildren have the chance to learn.
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