Science absent in poor countries' education data

A leading report into gender parity in education has found a complete lack of data on science education from low-income countries, exacerbating a situation where pockets of "extreme exclusion" still exist.

China's segregated school system hinders migrants

When Eli Friedman set out to write his second book, he intended to focus on the segregated education system in China and how it affected teachers' work, but quickly found that the project moved in an unexpected direction.

UN sets 5-year goal to broaden climate early warning systems

The chief of the United Nations announced a project Wednesday to put every person on Earth in range of early weather-warning systems within five years as natural disasters have grown more powerful and frequent due to climate ...

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