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Date: 10 Aug 2018 | By: Amjad Nazeer | Story Source: Daily Times Pakistan ~ Go to Original Article


With 12 million children out of school, Pakistan has the second highest number of out of school children in the world.

In his maiden speech as the would-be premier, Imran Khan expressed a strong will to improve the state of education. Despite frequent failures, Pakistan has been committing to ensure Education For All (EFA) to its own people as well as to its donors for the last one-and-half decade. The state has spent millions of dollars to raise up the vital literacy indicators intertwined with the right-to-education as envisaged in Article 25-A of Pakistan’s Constitution. Having failed to secure its Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets, the Pakistani government once again participated in the post-2015