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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.

 

A Divine Mission

Thirteen years ago, Deacon Patrick Moynihan gave up his life as a commodities trader to become a Catholic missionary in Haiti. He is now the director of the Louverture Cleary School, where 350 students with no financial means receive a high school education for free.

A Time to Act

Alzire Rocourt knows that time is of the essence. She teaches classes to primary-school age children in tent city camps. But she cautions that Haiti will cease to be a nation if drastic measures aren't taken to reform education.

Tiyani Resilience

In South Africa, the legacy of the 2010 World Cup will be written by young people - playing soccer while learning life skills and fighting disease.

Trailer: Haiti's Lost Generation

"Haiti's Lost Generation" explores education in Haiti - a critical issue that has been overshadowed by the grave humanitarian crises which followed the January, 2010 earthquake.

Southern Bangladesh: Climate of Fear

Satkhira district nervously awaits the next "mega-cyclone."

We came to the town of Koyra in this southern corner of Bangladesh to follow up on a news story about how river erosion had suddenly collapsed several houses, sweeping away a five-year-old girl in the process. These kinds of stories appear with alarming regularity, meriting only small mention in The Daily Star, Bangladesh's leading English newspaper.

Images: Hope Floats—and Soars—in Bangladesh

As we continue production of "Easy Like Water," our film crew re-visited the solar floating schools, libraries, and adult education centers run by the Bangladeshi NGO Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha a year after our August 2009 visit.

This trip we spent seven days with students who use the Shidhulai services, meeting their families and documenting their daily lives, including 10-year-old Rupa Khatun, whom I will get to later.

Hope Floats—and Soars—in Bangladesh

A year after their first visit, the Easy Like Water film crew re-visits the solar floating schools, libraries, and adult education centers run by the Bangladeshi NGO Shidhulai Swanirvar Sangstha.

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