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Education

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.

 

Ecuador: Rich and Poor

In Quito, residents' daily lives reflect their socioeconomic status. However, nationwide development and improvements to the education system may help close the gap.

School Portraits in Pakistan

Pulitzer Center grantee Beenish Ahmed provides a glimpse into the disparity of opportunity in Pakistan's education system with these portraits of school children.

Pakistan: The Hero of Hangu

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.

On the Edge of Siberia's Dark Blue Heart

Majority of Russians say that Lake Baikal should be the symbol of Russia. But in monotown Baikalsk hundreds of workers who lost their jobs this month say they feel cheated by Moscow.

On the Congo in a Pirogue

A river journey up the Congo River by pirogue is a study in wild beauty, marginalized and isolated peoples, and a mighty resource for trade and transport that is almost wholly untapped.

Brazil: #OccupyCabral

A group of protesters in Rio de Janeiro has decided to bring the demonstration to the doorstep of Governor Sergio Cabral.

Road Safety and Traffic Laws in Jamaica

Thanks to a long-standing campaign against Jamaica's traffic, attitudes towards road safety are improving. However, accidents still happen due to alcohol, drugs, and mobile phones.

This Week in Review: Boy Finds Harmony in Juarez

Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on a clarinetist in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega's free-market outlook, and Tariq Mir's dispatch about Salafism in Kashmir.