One teacher in D.C. is not letting a language barrier get in the way of any child's education.
As racial tensions mount, campuses are seeing a surge in enrollment and a new brand of African-American activism.
Hurricane Harvey had help from sand miners, Vince Beiser reports.
José Maldonado, an 87 year old veteran of the Korean War, lives in Humacao, Puerto Rico with his wife Hermenia. As a double amputee, Maldonado passes each day in the seat of his wheelchair.
Recent court filings in a case brought by Hidalgo County against a former employee who oversaw construction of a Bush-era border barrier allege a vast kickback scheme.
If the Trump administration follows through on the president's promises to build a border wall, would it actually stop undocumented immigrants and illegal drugs? Two former smugglers explain how they'd work around it.
2017 CatchLight Fellow Tomas van Houtryve explores the history of the U.S.-Mexico border through period-accurate photography in this photo essay for Harper's.
President Trump's tightening of regulations governing travel to Cuba came as little surprise last fall. But there's one group heavily impacted that he may not have thought of: lung cancer patients.
December's spontaneous protests among young, working-class Iranians reflect the similar tensions over wealth inequality that plague the U.S. But that hasn't stopped Donald Trump from using the protests to justify his aggressive policies.
In a new episode of Offshore, produced by Honolulu Civil Beat and PRX, Anita Hofschneider explores the significance of recent lawsuits being brought against Guam’s Catholic Church for sexual abuse.
More than 370 treaties between the U.S. government and American Indian nations have been signed. Nearly all have been broken. But these promises still bind us all today.
Northern Virginia’s Bolivian community is up to 150,000, enough to be Bolivia’s 9th largest city. By sustaining tradition, memory, and love for their hometowns, the community keeps families united.
Four Pulitzer Center grantees, 15 students, and wide range of documentary film topics mark eighth year of partnership with Free Spirit Media.
Learn about the Pulitzer Center’s Snapchat account, pulitzercenter, and why you and your kids should be friends with us on the platform.
This week: New U.S. government report confirms a grantee reporting, the underground media market in Havana, and lax security policies in the Maldives.
Pulitzer Center grantee Daniella Zalcman's work photographing First Nations Canadians is highlighted in a The New York Times Magazine essay about photographing indigenous cultures.
Pulitzer Center grantee Mattathias Schwartz's reporting on a botched 2012 DEA raid in Honduras has been confirmed by a U.S. government report.
NYC Lab School's Out of Lab project encourages high school seniors to slow down and observe their surroundings.
Privacy and encryption best practices examined in workshop led by New York Times director for information security for the newsroom.
Journalism students in Winston-Salem, NC, explored the textiles industry over three weeks, creating a documentary that is rich in history and as current as the headlines of today.
The Pulitzer Center adds a second senior editor, Jeffrey Bartholet, in line with the increasing scope of the Center's work.
For a week, the Pulitzer Center will be featuring photography by female journalists around the world.
This week: the global rise of private security services, China's motivation for investing in renewable energy, and photographs from a teenage refugee.
Grantee journalists present thought-provoking narratives on the refugee crisis, exhibiting a myriad of lessons learned and reflecting on questions that linger after returning from the field.
In this lesson, students will watch a 9-minute video and answer questions that will demonstrate their comprehension of its presentation of the complex problem of nuclear weapons.
This lesson plan examines the effects of rapidly depleting groundwater reserves around the world using photos, video, interactive maps, startling statistics and rich interviews.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in DC and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
In this lesson, we'll take a look at a short film trailer and a photograph by Carlos Javier Ortiz around the issue of gun violence in Chicago, exploring its often-untold consequences.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
In this lesson we will look at three reporting projects: violence in Honduras; violence in Guatemala; and the abduction of students in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico.
Objective: Use viewing skills and strategies to interpret visual media.
Objective: Examine current events in Cuba, now that the US and Cuba have restored diplomatic ties. Essential Question: Is Cuba in the midst of positive change, negative change, or stagnation?
Student will discuss the difference between essential facts, secondary facts, and emotive statements.
This lesson supports student explorations into the ethics of using drones in civilian life and warfare.
Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.