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International Finance Corporation Decides to Move Away from For-Profit Education Investments

Civil society organizations applaud the International Finance Corporation's decision to move away from for-profit education investments. The World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) has set a new precedent in upholding the right to education in an official commitment to freeze investments in private for-profit pre-primary, primary, and secondary (also called “K-12”) schools. The signatory organizations applaud this landmark decision by the IFC, which responds to the concerns voiced by civil society about the effects on segregation and exclusion, inadequate education quality, avoidance of standards and regulations, poor labour conditions, and profit-seeking behavior of commercial schools.
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GCE-US Affirms the Right to Education for Unaccompanied Minors on the US Border

The Global Campaign for Education-US is utterly dismayed by the unwarranted announcement from the Trump administration to cut funding to the Office of Refugee Resettlement toward education, recreational programs, and legal services. The decision to refuse access to these vital provisions will detrimentally impact the lives of approximately 13,200 minors currently being held in federally contracted centers.
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HLPF 2019 Addresses Inclusive Education

The Global Campaign for Education-US is pleased to support the updated draft of the political declaration of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) for its mention of access to inclusive and quality education. The changes made address our initial concern that the goal of education for all was left behind—despite Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG4) being under review at the HLPF this year.
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Education Must Not Be Left Behind

The Global Campaign for Education - US is concerned that the zero draft of the political declaration of the High Level Political Forum (HLPF) does not yet mention education. Our recommendations to remedy this wrong can be found here.
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