Malala Yousafzai has inspired the world and has become a symbol of the girls of Pakistan’s Swat Valley and the millions of girls all over the world who do not have access to education. Let’s amplify the voices of these brave girls who deserve access to education and an opportunity to reach their full potential.
Tonight at the fourth annual Women in the World Summit, Angelina Jolie will honor Malala for her bravery.
As his Republican peers in other states search for ways to cut public school funding, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is charting a different course. He’s doubling down on education. Branstad, who was elected in 2010 as part of a resurgent GOP, has made proposals many Republicans would sneer at: raising minimum teacher salaries and offering incentive pay for teachers who take on more responsibilities — all by tapping $187 million in new school funding.