This is an initiative that supports additional targeting by ensuring that the data used to calculate supplementary funding is accurate and up to date. It uses data to rank the prevalence of disparities in educational outcomes, access, and participation. This allows for analysis and evidence-based planning against the drivers of disparities to ensure that public resources are allocated according to need in order to reduce these inequities. While Nepal experienced significant success in the period leading up to 2016, the government identified remaining disparities that continue to limit the ability of some children to access quality education.
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