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FOREIGN AID: Support Fast Track Initiative

Millions of kids are getting ready to go, or already are, back in school. But not in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia or the Middle East.

Around the world, nearly 70 million elementary school-aged kids (especially girls) don’t go to school at all. Millions more kids receive a poor-quality education and will not be able to read, write or count.

Slashing global poverty-focused aid programs won’t make a dent in our national debt and will undermine long-term international security and economy stability.

Most Americans think the U.S. spends 25 percent of its national budget on global development aid, but it’s

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