February 21, 2014
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 /
Despite educational obstacles and a lack of resources in rural schools, Ecuadorian students and teachers harbor high hopes for the future.
February 17, 2014 /
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 /
Will the changes to Ecuador's educational system be positive for the country?
February 12, 2014 /
"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 /
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 /
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.
February 4, 2014
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 /
Pulitzer Center grantee Beenish Ahmed provides a glimpse into the disparity of opportunity in Pakistan's education system with these portraits of school children.
January 20, 2014 /
The Friday Times
Fifteen-year-old Aitzaz Hasan gave up his life to stop a suicide bomber outside of his school. His family is honored by his sacrifice, but also filled with grief.