January 27, 2013

My Plan to Fix the World's Biggest Problems

Bill Gates, Wall Street Journal

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From the fight against polio to fixing education, what's missing is often good measurement and a commitment to follow the data. We can do better. We have the tools at hand.

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TAGGED: United States, Pakistan, Nigeria, Africa, Ethiopia, Education, polio, Bill Gates


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