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The author faces “a new challenge at home and at my job, helping lead the pandemic response for New York City’s public hospitals: vaccine hesitancy, especially among health care workers” (Syra Madad, 2021).
“While many experts believe that the reason adolescents are struggling today is that they’re away from friends and school, a closer look at the research reveals...one of the biggest threats to the well-being of today’s teenagers is not social isolation but something else — the pressure to achieve” (Emily Esfahani Smith, 2021).
"At current rates, about 20% of children in Sub-Saharan Africa will still be excluded from schooling in 2030. But, besides seeking to expand access to education, policymakers should contextualize, simplify, and democratize school curricula and teaching methods." (Nshemereirwe, 2021)
“Instead of trying to work around governments, the aid agencies, foundations and companies operating in Africa could partner with the public sector and commit funds annually to improve the education and training of young Africans and mid-career professionals to improve government effectiveness” (Ellen Johnson Sirfleaf, 2020).
A Human and Constitutional Right to a Quality Public Education: Looking Ahead in the Struggle for the Rights of Teachers, Parents, and Students
The authors use the Declaration of Human Rights and the U.S. Constitution as a lens through which they examine how to ensure quality education and labor protections as fundamental human rights, why ensuring those rights is necessary, and how these protections can bring change and justice to classrooms.
This report “presents key recommendations, challenges, actionable solutions, and practical examples for policymakers to implement appropriate educational approaches to preventing violent extremism (PVE) in the formal education setting” and “seeks to integrate informal education” and suggest ways “the formal education sector and informal education overlap” (Club de Madrid, 2019).
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