April 3, 2014 /
Beenish Ahmed
Journalist Beenish Ahmed discusses what drove her to report on education in Pakistan and why it's such a vexed and critical question for the future of the country.
February 24, 2014 /
Jon Sawyer
Great photography is a Pulitzer Center hallmark and so is reporting of depth and insight, sometimes on stories in the news and sometimes on issues that should be.
February 24, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kerstin Egenhofer
In Malawi, students drop out in droves because they can't afford the cost of staying in school. Giving money directly to the poorest students could be one way to keep them in the classroom.
February 23, 2014
Quinn Libson, Glenn Baker, Steve Sapienza
"Easy Like Water," a film that documents one man's mission to help Bangladesh's schools adapt to climate change, attracts notice from television broadcasts.
February 21, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kate Riley
Ecuador's government is pushing for a "culture of quality" that emphasizes higher education and improved academic rigor. However, freedom to choose a path of study is not guaranteed.
February 21, 2014
Claire Gillespie
In one of 45 states to adopt Common Core standards, Illinois administrators, teachers, parents, students and legislators respond to the new policy in ways that belie the national reaction.
February 21, 2014
Elizabeth Pelletier
Waiver that exempted Newtown students from standardized tests after Sandy Hook shooting sparks debate on high-stakes testing and accountability in schools.
February 18, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kate Riley
Despite educational obstacles and a lack of resources in rural schools, Ecuadorian students and teachers harbor high hopes for the future.
February 13, 2014 / truthAtlas
Kem Knapp Sawyer
A program in eastern Congo called PJB or Promote Youth Basketball attracts 600 youth, ages 5 to 25. "You play hard, you work hard," says its founder Dario Merlo. "You also learn to be a 'good guy.'"
February 13, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adrianne Haney
Will the changes to Ecuador's educational system be positive for the country?
February 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adrianne Haney
"My parents have worked all their lives for my education." An Ecuadorian student in America on the challenges and benefits of private education.
February 5, 2014 / Untold Stories
Adrianne Haney, Kate Riley
In Quito, residents' daily lives reflect their socioeconomic status. However, nationwide development and improvements to the education system may help close the gap.
February 4, 2014 / Untold Stories
Kate Riley, Adrianne Haney
For some students in Ecuador, it’s not the need to achieve a certain status that drives the will to learn. It’s the community that raised them: sisters, brothers, neighbors and teachers.

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