For better reading outcomes, focus on the teacher

By Shahida Maheen

February 8, 2016   |   0 comments

To boost literacy in Pakistan, early grade reading instruction must be built into the basics of educator preparation. In this blog, Shahida Maheen discusses a national effort to prepare aspiring teachers....
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Remedying the underrepresentation of women in Burmese elections

By Tihana Bartulac Blanc

July 14, 2015   |   0 comments

Burmese democracy has a famously female face in Aung San Suu Kyi, but women are still underrepresented in politics. Electoral integrity expert Tihana Bartulac Blanc explores this phenomenon in Burmese politics and how to remedy it. ...
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LA’s lessons for gang violence reduction

By Guillermo Cespedes

May 18, 2015   |   0 comments

LA has transformed itself from a prime example of the problem of gang violence in the 1990s to a leading source of potential solutions to gang violence today. What can LA teach us about confronting gang violence and extremism around the world?...
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Who will fight against ISIS?

By James "Spike" Stephenson

September 19, 2014   |   0 comments

Following a flurry of visits by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to build a coalition of traditional Western and Middle Eastern allies to combat the Islamic State (ISIS), France hosted a conference on Sept. 15 to determine what each of those allies will bring to the table and the battlefield....
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Curing the disease of electoral fraud

By Jeffrey Carlson

September 9, 2014   |   0 comments

Vote fraud is like a cancerous growth that will spread throughout the system and ultimately affect a state’s governance. If vote fraud is the disease, then the cure is creating and sustaining functioning electoral integrity systems that prevent, mitigate and deter vote fraud....
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