UN reset target date to get world’s children into school

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The United Nations admitted its goal of getting all of the world’s children into schools has suffered a set-back.

The agency that oversees education, UNESCO, said previous target dates may have been too ambitious, especially in poor and conflict-ridden countries.

CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

UN reset target date to get world\'s children into school

UN reset target date to get world\'s children into school

The United Nations admitted its goal of getting all of the world’s children into schools has suffered a set-back. The agency that oversees education, UNESCO, said previous target dates may have been too ambitious, especially in poor and conflict-ridden countries. CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.


Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert on access to education

Despite progress, the United Nations said its goals for achieving universal primary education are likely too lofty.

For more about why there is such a divide between rich and poor nations, CCTV America’s Mike Walter interviewed Academic Credentials Evaluation Institute President and CEO, Jasmin Saidi-Kuehnert.