July 24, 2014 /
Amelia Warshaw, Jennifer Koons
A worldwide vigil for the Nigerian students abducted by Boko Haram draws attention to a major global issue: the education of girls.
January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
July 25, 2014 /
Amelia Warshaw, Steve Sapienza
Pulitzer Center hosts event for DC interns on “Crafting and Communicating the Stories of Our Time." Meghan Dhaliwal and Steve Sapienza discuss how to develop a "journalistic mentality."
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.
Image by Adrianne Haney. Ecuador, 2014.
February 4, 2014
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 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Beenish Ahmed
Pulitzer Center grantee Beenish Ahmed provides a glimpse into the disparity of opportunity in Pakistan's education system with these portraits of school children.

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