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Access to quality education has a tremendous impact on the lives of people around the world, leading to positive outcomes in economic success and health. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Education” feature reporting that covers how education is used to improve standards of living, increase economic opportunity, and build a global middle class. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on education.

 

January 19, 2017|

The Science Behind Miracles

How our minds push our bodies to defy expectations, beliefs, and even our own biology—in short, to make miracles.

June 26, 2017

The Privatization of Education in Africa

Peg Tyre

The fastest growing chain of schools in the world is a highly controversial for-profit company backed by Silicon Valley investors which promises to educate the poorest of the poor.

October 11, 2016

Life Inside: Art in Brazil Prisons

Kate Toporski

What happens when you send 20 University of Michigan students into Brazilian prisons to facilitate theater workshops? Join the Prison Creative Arts Project as they travel to Rio de Janiero, Brazil.

October 03, 2016

NewsArts

NewsArts : a Pulitzer Center initiative that explores the intersections between journalism and art through public events, art exhibitions, and educational outreach.

December 29, 2014

China: Students With Disabilities

Jessie Li

China has committed to nine years of education for all children, but students with physical disabilities often confront discrimination. How do these students access education?

September 16, 2014

Everyday Africa: Pulitzer Center Education Programming

Austin Merrill, Peter DiCampo

The Pulitzer Center is proud to partner with the Everyday Africa initiative and its founders, and with students and educators across the globe, to expand the project's reach and educational potential.

July 14, 2014

Less Is More in Niger

Jennifer Koons

The rate of population growth exceeds economic growth in Niger where women have an average of seven children. Government officials hope family planning will become the best way forward.

February 04, 2014

Education in Ecuador

Kate Riley, Adrianne Haney

Since the implementation of a new constitution in 2008, Ecuador has put more emphasis on the development of higher education. Yet the country's secondary schools are leaving many students unprepared.

January 10, 2014

Bishan: Reinventing China’s Emptying Countryside

Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson

As China rapidly urbanizes, many villages—and their distinct cultural heritage and folk traditions—disappear daily. Two urban Chinese artists go back to the land in search of meaning in modern China.

July 05, 2017|

Privatizing Education in Africa

This week: for-profit schools in the most impoverished places; identifying bodies from the U.S.-Mexico border; and age-based asylum in Sweden.