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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.

 

Brazil: The World Cup or Education?

Striking teachers from Rio de Janeiro's schools held a demonstration in front of Gov. Sergio Cabral’s palace demanding higher wages and better work conditions.

Syria: My Lawless Summer

The Syrian National Coalition projects a unified front but is devoid of legal agency. Mothers in exile hope for newborns to be certified at birth; students wonder who will validate their exams.

Afghanistan Undone

A journalist returns to the fragile country five years after she was kidnapped. What will happen after US troops pull out next year?

Obstacles to Providing Oral Healthcare in Nepal

In Nepal, myths abound about the consequences of dental treatment. People fear deafness and blindness. New mothers are routinely told not to brush their teeth for two months after giving birth.

Pakistan: The Madrassa Myth

Reports have pointed to Pakistan’s Islamic schools as training grounds for terrorists--overlooking the hardline content of the public school curriculum.

Chile: Pressure Builds with Upcoming Elections

With presidential elections scheduled for November 19, 2013, the government of Chile now faces the biggest cry for revolutionary change since the Pinochet era––education as a citizen's right.

This Week in Review: "Brain Gain: New Winners"

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on Brazil's "Brain Gain," and the role of young tech-savvy entrepreneurs in Egypt's troubled economy.

Education News: #WhatIWrite

The Pulitzer Center education team invites students to celebrate National Day of Writing with the #WhatIWrite campaign and highlights other opportunities for engagement with global issues.