In spite of students' poor performance, the Missouri Virtual Academy and its local partner, a rural Missouri school district in need of money, have seen an increase in enrollment and profit.
Schools all over the world have tried different ways to keep kids learning this school year — and then tried again.
Scientists fear human activity is increasing the risk of new influenza A outbreaks.
After making it through the dangerous Darien Gap, Ripon, a migrant, reunites with grantee Nadja Drost in Brooklyn.
Vaccine trials have excluded the pregnant population, even though women of reproductive age make up a majority of frontline workers.
Two families called 911 to get help for their sons. They didn’t know that they’d be thrusting them into a complex and often brutal system.
Grantees examine the ways the COVID-19 year changed American society.
After denying the existence of discipline records, the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office finally handed over the records of officer misconduct.
Immigrants in New York are calling for rent cancellation as a way forward, and moratoriums have only been bandaid solutions.
To be Black and Catholic in Chicago is to live in contradiction, knowing that the same church lionizing local Black heroes may soon close your parish doors.
The 30-minute one-act play features a black 16-year-old who was fatally shot by a white police officer.
Who is eligible to get the vaccine right now? Where is it administered? Is it free? Here's what Illinois' COVID-19 vaccine rollout means.
Educators can use Paul Salopek's Out of Eden Walk as a teaching tool by exposing classrooms to the the project and having students design and implement a narrative walk of their own.
Grantee Dan McCarey explains the importance of data visualization for practitioners in biostatistics and other quantitative fields.
Do bans on buying sex work? Or is it better to legalize everything? Journalist Michelle Goldberg traveled to Europe to find out.
Pulitzer Center editor Kem Knapp Sawyer opened the Global Classrooms Model UN conference with a talk on child soldiers—and on programs aimed at helping them find "the resilience to begin again."
Sarah Wildman on the contested histories of modern Jerusalem and how they have shaped – and narrowed – the prospects for a final settlement between Israelis and Palestinians.
Fiona Lloyd-Davies has reported on Eastern Congo since 2011. Here she discusses the twin aims of her new project, assessing the aftermath of a mass rape and efforts to establish conflict-free mines.
Download an Educator's Guide to "In Search of Home", our iPad e-book on global statelessness.
Wake Forest University student reporting fellow Yasmin Bendaas examines the tradition of facial tattooing in Algeria.
Social media dominated the youth voting scene in the 2012 US presidential election. This trend seems likely to grow stronger over the course of the next election cycle.
Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
Did you miss a recent webinar? Recordings of many of our 2020 and 2021 events can be found in this blog.
The panelists included experts in the fields of public health, anthropology, and social psychology.
After reporting in an isolated community, Victoria Mckenzie says it meant a lot to have her effort recognized. Entries are being accepted for the 2021 Breakthrough award.
The event was for Black and Latino Chicagoans, who have been hit hardest by the pandemic.
Journalist Paul Salopek is on a journey to re-trace ancient patterns of human migration.
Centinela, a cross-border investigation into Latin America’s COVID-19 response, is an example of collaborative reporting that can combat the ‘infodemic’
The Pulitzer Center-supported project from the Bangor Daily News investigated law enforcement accountability through records requests and on-the-ground reporting
The 2021 legislative session will prioritize reform after a Bangor Daily News series exposed police misconduct and a lack of accountability statewide.
The Pulitzer Center is now accepting submissions for the second annual Breakthrough Journalism Award.
Grantee Victoria Mckenzie discusses the toll of reporting on emotionally fraught issues, and what winning the inaugural Pulitzer Center award meant to her.
In this webinar a journalist and global public health and nutrition experts discuss challenges and solutions to nutrition during the pandemic
The brutal fighting in the South Caucasus region received scant media attention. Simon Ostrovsky discusses his Pulitzer Center-supported reporting on the conflict.