Why aid groups alone won’t raise education standards

    In most countries, aid groups — no matter how large — can only reach a small section of their target population. As such, working closely with governments, with their capacity to scale up programs, can be helpful, says Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children USA.

    In this exclusive interview with Devex, Miles explains the benefit of partnering with governments on education initiatives.

    Lars Schwetje contributed reporting from New York.

    Check out the rest of our interview with Carolyn Miles, as well as our conversations with other global development luminaries who attended this year’s Clinton Global Initiative.

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      Rolf Rosenkranz oversees a talented team of in-house journalists, correspondents and guest contributors located around the globe. Since joining Devex in early 2008, Rolf has been instrumental in growing its fledgling news operation into the leading online source for global development news and analysis. Previously, Rolf was managing editor at Inside Health Policy, a subscription-based news service in Washington. He has reported from Africa for the Johannesburg-based Star and its publisher, Independent News & Media, as well as the Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung, a German daily.

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