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The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to push 72 million more children into learning poverty

 

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The COVID-19 pandemic threatens to push 72 million more children into learning poverty

According to two new World Bank reports, COVID-related school closures risk pushing an additional 72 million primary school aged children into learning poverty—meaning that they are unable to read and understand a simple text by age 10. The reports outline a new vision for learning, and the investments and policies, including on education technology, that countries can implement today.

Publication | Full Report | World Bank Live: Realizing the Future of Learning Today

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