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A majority of children in low- and middle-income nations are experiencing ‘learning poverty,’ a report said. Around 53% of children in these nations, and up to 80% of children in the poorest nations, are learning poor. […] Read More

I Am the Dream

While Arkansas Baptist College empowers the next generation of young black leaders, the reality persists that the world they enter will not welcome them as equals nor treat them as peers. That reality should make Christians cringe. […] Read More

With autumn approaching, many churches are planning the relaunch of Sunday School. It’s an opportunity for your church to return to the original roots of Sunday School, challenging culture and changing lives. […] Read More

More than half of the 7.1 million school-age refugees are not enrolled in educational programs, a UN agency reported. More than 40% of those refugees live in five nations: Lebanon, Pakistan, Sudan, Turkey and Uganda. […] Read More

The pastor of a Baptist church in South Sudan hasn’t seen his hometown in nearly 1,000 days. Many members of his church are among the 800,000 refugees living in camps in Uganda, driven out by an ongoing civil war. […] Read More

Focusing on US counties with persistent rural poverty, Together for Hope’s work includes transformative literacy programs that create opportunities for the children in these counties, helping them break the chains of illiteracy. […] Read More

Schools have been and remain at the forefront of mission for all faiths. Faith communities founded the first schools in America. Education is a universal human right accorded every child by virtue of being on God’s planet. […] Read More

In order to help the growing number of refugee children who were entering pre-kindergarten or kindergarten without the necessary skills to succeed, Ready for School, a literary-based curriculum, helps bridge the educational gap. […] Read More

Most of my fourth-grade students come from economic poverty, and few have had experience with books and reading. One of the best parts of being a teacher is opening up their world to the great stories found in books. […] Read More

Of the 385,000 Syrian refugee school-aged children in Lebanon, more than one-third of them aren’t receiving any education. Here’s how Lebanese Society of Educational and Social Development is making a dent in that overwhelming need. […] Read More