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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.

 

"Congo's Children" E-book Release

Children in the DRC who have lost families, homes and schools prove to be remarkably resilient. Photographs, videos, and in-depth profiles bring their stories alive.

Ecuador: A Culture of Quality

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.

Testing in Harm's Way

Waiver that exempted Newtown students from standardized tests after Sandy Hook shooting sparks debate on high-stakes testing and accountability in schools.

Youth Basketball Is Transforming Lives in Africa

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.'"

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.