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New Approach to Measuring Education Inequality

Disparities in education are a huge factor in international income, as well as other inequalities. The Brookings Institution released a recent report, The Power of Circumstance: A New Approach to Measuring Education Inequality, in which education is identified as a critical factor in breaking down disadvantages and social inequalities. Mounting evidence is showing that inequality is “acting as a brake on progress” toward the international community achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by 2015.

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Brookings Institution | The Power of Circumstance: A New Approach to Measuring Education Inequality