Somewhere in a village in Nigeria, a young girl is sitting in school today, just like she does every day, packed onto a crowded wooden bench in a faded school uniform. She represents a victory in the global effort to get all children learning, and her presence will be recorded as progress in the global databases maintained by UNESCO and the World Bank. There's just one catch. She's not learning anything.
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This is one of a series of CGD blogs on tweaks to the SDG targets.
At their best, the UN's Sustainable Development Goals are the Rawlsian equivalent of a moonshot.