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.
A high school counselor talks about the incredible challenges many of his students are facing due to the pandemic.
Vaccine trials have excluded the pregnant population, even though women of reproductive age make up a majority of frontline workers.
Grantees examine the ways the COVID-19 year changed American society.
Science Senior Correspondent Jon Cohen explains how each of the vaccines can protect us from severe illness.
Immigrants in New York are calling for rent cancellation as a way forward, and moratoriums have only been bandaid solutions.
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.
The COVID-19 pandemic further complicates a global fight to end female genital cutting.
Test-tube studies suggest the South African coronavirus variant might be able to escape antibodies roused by vaccines.
Moderna plans to start development of booster shots tailored to B.1.351 and other variants of COVID-19. Other vaccinemakers are also contemplating updates.
Targeting racist thoughts when they’re still schoolyard taunts has been the strategy in Germany for combating far-right extremism.
The aim of this project is to follow undocumented migrants as they navigate through the COVID-19 outbreak in a society that doesn’t want them.
Tracking The Vaccine follows COVID-19 vaccine distribution across a historically segregated city.
Presented as a panacea to insecurity in urban areas, Local Defense Unit (LDU) soldiers in Uganda were at the forefront of human rights abuses during the implementation of coronavirus curfews and restrictions.
A newsroom providing essential information in a remote area plays a critical role during the pandemic.
Report Card explores how the pandemic has exacerbated and brought attention to issues of inequity in public education.
A lack of internet access threatens a region's Census count, level of education, and economic success in rural Pennsylvania—now more than ever in the COVID-19 era.
COVID-19 is leading to a rise in child marriages by families desperate for economic help in developing countries.
An exploration into the lives of migrant farmers in Florida fighting two invisible beasts; COVID-19 and severe weather. These migrant farmers are now working to save crops destroyed by Hurricane Eta.
On 3rd December 1984, Bhopal was devastated by a leak of poison gas. With 60 percent of survivors already suffering from respiratory illness, how are adult survivors being affected by COVID-19?
COVID-19 is testing the enduring resilience of Indigenous peoples. Tribal nations in the United States face unique challenges in accessing and distributing a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine.
This project will use data-driven storytelling to interpret the impact of interventions like masking and projections of the future spread of Covid-19.
Medill alum Elena Bruess documents the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on a predominantly Latinx community on the Southwest side of Chicago through the lens of a community health center.
The panelists included experts in the fields of public health, anthropology, and social psychology.
The event was for Black and Latino Chicagoans, who have been hit hardest by the pandemic.
Centinela, a cross-border investigation into Latin America’s COVID-19 response, is an example of collaborative reporting that can combat the ‘infodemic’
In this webinar a journalist and global public health and nutrition experts discuss challenges and solutions to nutrition during the pandemic
The Pulitzer Center education team invites educators to watch this on-demand webinar for a presentation with Dr. Seema Yasmin on navigating reporting on the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Pulitzer Center invites students, their teachers, and parents/guardians to watch this webinar with BK Reader founder C. Zawadi Morris about her process developing The COVID-19 Writers Project.
C. Zawadi Morris, creator of the COVID-19 Writers Project, and contributor Eisa Nefertari Ulen discuss the importance of documenting history with personal narratives.
Grantees Fredrick Mugira and Ejiro Umukoro share their experiences covering pervasive environmental and social issues in Africa during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grantees Lydia Chávez and Molly Oleson explain how their Pulitzer Center-supported project utilized illustrations and community outreach to tell pandemic stories in San Francisco’s Mission District.
Former Pulitzer Center staffer and grantee Emily Baumgaertner discusses how the United States can learn from Sierra Leone’s example fighting an infectious disease.
Haines was recognized for her Pulitzer Center-supported project that chronicles the lives of women of color during the pandemic.
The project investigates the impact of the pandemic on homeless people across the country
Students analyze reporting on COVID-19 and historical research on The Black Death to evaluate sources, pandemics, and underreported stories—then imagine underreported stories from The Black Death.
This lesson sharpens literacy skills through analysis of underreported stories. Students interview children around the world about their experiences during the pandemic and make connections.
This lesson will explore the art of telling individual stories through different mediums while engaging with the reporting from The COVID-19 Writers Project (C19WP).
In this lesson, students will analyze the challenges facing communities in Kenya and Hong Kong in stopping COVID-19 and compare their responses to other places' around the world.
In this lesson, students will hear from a journalist who uses writing skills to describe under-reported place, and practice the same skills in original writing.
In this lesson, students will analyze how photojournalists tell under-reported stories using photography and apply tips for doing so themselves from Pulitzer Center-supported journalists.
Students explore news articles and instructional videos to evaluate how they can find and analyze under-reported stories in the news, and in their own communities
In this lesson, students will watch, analyze, and conduct further research based on a Pulitzer Center webinar where infectious disease journalist Jon Cohen speaks on the path to a COVID-19 vaccine.
In this lesson, students will analyze data showing that Black and brown people are over-represented in COVID-19 mortality statistics, investigate structural causes, and search for solutions.