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IDDC, GLAD, IDA, GCE Call to Action: Transforming Education Summit

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IDDC, GLAD, IDA, GCE Call to Action: Transforming Education SummitJuly 21, 2022 | | News | GCE-US The International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC), the International Disability Alliance (IDA), the Global Action on Disability (GLAD) Network and the Global Campaign for Education (GCE), call for the international community to commit to ensuring disability inclusive quality education, including in early childhood, in …

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Civil society groups applaud IFC’s decision to stop investing in fee-charging private schools, call on other investors to follow its lead

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Civil Society Groups Applaud IFC’s Decision to Stop Investing in Fee-charging Private Schools, Call on Other Investors to Follow Its LeadJune 14, 2022 | | News | GCE-US14 June 2022 Civil society organizations welcome the announcement from the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) that it will not resume its investments in K-12 private schools, following the release of an …

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GCE-US Statement on the School Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas

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GCE-US Statement on the School Shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TexasMay 24, 2022 | | News | GCE-US  Washington, D.C. | May 24, 2022 — In the United States, “school safety” is synonymous with active shooter drills while learning to read. “School safety” requires teachers to memorize safety plans and emergency protocols while preparing learning plans meant to …

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GCE-US hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition Meeting

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GCE-US Hosts Global Action Week for Education 2022 April Coalition MeetingApril 27, 2022 | | Action Alert | Pierina Anton Lopez  On April 26, 2022, the Global Campaign for Education-US hosted its April coalition meeting during the Global Action Week for Education. For a week every April, Global Campaign for Education chapters around the world, including GCE-US, mobilize around a …

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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USAID Announces $18 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait Washington, D.C., April 14, 2022 — As a coalition committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, the Global Campaign for Education-US applauds USAID for its April 13, 2022 announcement of $18 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). This funding will …

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GCE-US Statement on the Reauthorization of the READ Act

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GCE-US Statement on the Reauthorization of the READ ActMarch 29, 2022 | | News | GCE-USWASHINGTON – On March 28, 2022, Congresswoman Karen Bass (D-CA), Chair of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, and Congressman Chris Smith, Ranking Member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa (R-NJ) introduced bipartisan and bicameral legislation with U.S. Senate Majority Whip Dick …

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Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop held as a prelude to the Global Disability Summit

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Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop held as a prelude to the Global Disability SummitJanuary 31, 2022 | | News | Summary of Global Disability Summit: Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop In advance of the 2022 Global Disability Summit, global partners organized the Global Disability Summit: Inclusive Education Thematic Workshop on January 20, 2022, which recognized the numerous barriers to education for learners with disabilities. …

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Statement on FY2022 Appropriations

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Statement on FY2022 Appropriations| News | GCE-USWashington, DC, USA — On behalf of over 40 organizations, we urge Congress to support the House of Representatives’ Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 funding level of at least $950 million for the Nita M. Lowey Basic Education Fund in the final FY2022 State and Foreign Operations (SFOPS) appropriations bill. This joint letter outlines our funding priorities for international basic education in the …

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Civil Society Groups Applaud US for $37 Million Contribution to Education Cannot Wait

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Civil Society Groups Applaud US for $37 Million Contribution to Education Cannot WaitSeptember 29, 2021 | | News | GCE-USWashington, D.C., September 29, 2021 – As organizations committed to ensuring that all children and adolescents affected by crisis and conflict achieve an education, we applaud the U.S. Government for its September 27, 2021, announcement of $37 million in funding to Education Cannot Wait (ECW). …

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For Afghanistan, Haiti and other Crisis-Affected Areas, Access to Education is Critical

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For Afghanistan, Haiti and other Crisis-Affected Areas, Access to Education is CriticalAugust 17, 2021 | | News | GCE-USThe Global Campaign for Education-US is deeply concerned about the suffering of people in Afghanistan and Haiti in the midst of humanitarian crises, and stands in solidarity with educators and partners working tirelessly to secure the fundamental right to education for all …