How can data be used to improve disease outbreak warning, urban planning, air quality, or agricultural production? Seven winning projects, which will receive support from the third round of…

World Bank Data Team |

  A new World Bank study finds that some Chilean technicians with a two-year degree have education returns that are only slightly lower than those of professionals. (Photo: Dominic Chavez/World…

Diego Angel-Urdinola |

Laboratoria, a nonprofit organization that runs six-month courses, targets girls from low-income families who face major barriers to accessing higher education. (Photo: Laboratoria) Intensive “…

Juliana Guaqueta Ospina |

Laboratoria, organización sin fines de lucro que dirige cursos de seis meses para niñas de familias de bajos ingresos que enfrentan barreras para acceder a la educación superior. Foto: Laboratoria…

Juliana Guaqueta Ospina |

Students in Argentina's rural communities [StagLearning:stagˈlərniNG/ noun A condition of no growth in basic learning outcomes, despite high levels of education spending.]   Argentina is no…

Peter Holland |

[Estancamiento en el nivel de aprendizaje: stagˈlərniNG/ sustantivo Un crecimiento nulo en los resultados básicos de aprendizaje, pese a los altos niveles de gasto en educación.] Argentina no es…

Peter Holland |

In the seven years between 2000 and 2007, the world undertook a massive push to increase enrollments for all children in primary school. This organized effort was successful in reducing the…

Donald Baum |

In conjunction with the Ibero-American Summit this month, Pamela Cox, Vice President for Latin American and Caribbean, emphasizes the urgent need to focus on education quality in a recent op-ed…