Pulitzer Center Update

Education news

The latest Pulitzer Center education news and classroom visits.

Rebecca Hamilton Visits Virginia and D.C.-Area Schools

On February 14 and 15, 2011, Pulitzer Center journalist and Washington Post special correspondent, Rebecca Hamilton visited seven Washington D.C. and Virginia schools to share her recent reporting on Sudan.During visits to Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School, Washington International School, Yorktown High School, George Mason High School, H.B. Woodlawn Alternative Program, and Thomas Jefferson and Swanson Middle Schools, Rebecca met with over 350 students in grades 8-12.

Pulitzer Center Journalist Discusses Peacebuilding

Imani Rucker, a tenth grade student at New Directions Alternative Program in Arlington, Virginia submitted this response to a December presentation on the U.N. Peacebuilding Commission by Pulitzer Center journalist, Jina Moore.

Poet Kwame Dawes Visits Banneker High School

On Friday, December 17, Kwame Dawes, a poet, professor, and Pulitzer Center grantee, visited Benjamin Banneker Academic High School in Washington D.C.. During the visit, Dawes shared his latest project, "Voices from Haiti," an exploration of Haiti one year after the devastating January 2010 earthquake.

Nerinx Hall Water Haul

Inspired by Pulitzer Center reporting on water, students from Nerinx Hall High School in St. Louis, Missouri take action to publicize global water issues, and offer their own solutions to the crisis.