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The latest news and resources from the Pulitzer Center education team, showcasing school visits, original curriculum, educational video from journalists, and other content that helps educators bring international journalism into the classroom. This section highlights Pulitzer Center work in middle and secondary schools, and at the post-secondary level through the Campus Consortium, our network of partner universities and colleges. Also featured here are our Student Fellowships—international reporting grants for university students.

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Pulitzer Center lesson plans are sourced from journalism produced by our grantees and published by top-tier media outlets. This online curriculum helps educators engage students with global issues.

May 10, 2017|

Examining the 2017 French Election

As part of this Common Core standards-aligned lesson, students analyze how journalist Sarah Wildman unfolds an analysis on the 2017 French election in order to hold discussions and write reflections that examine differing perspectives on the final two presidential candidates.

February 20, 2017|

Nuclear Power and Climate Change: Exploring Policy Options

In this lesson, students will explore a special issue of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists about the use of nuclear power to address climate change. They will present one of the articles to the class and write a persuasive letter to a politician reflecting their views about nuclear power policy.