The Global Impact Investing Network expects $25 billion of impact investment in 2017. Education continues to be a prime target for those looking to do well by doing good. Research and measurement of the efficacy of educational products is vital to ensure dollars flow to solutions that actually drive impact. Funders must also question whether trade-offs between educational results and investment returns are required, or if social outcomes and financial returns are two sides of the same coin.
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