#education

  • Article: New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools
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    New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 28, 2019

    Predominantly white school districts are receiving $23 billion a year more than non-white districts. Read more

  • Article: Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region
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    Nearly Half a Million Children Aren't in School in Africa's Sahel Region

    Feb. 28, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Almost 2,000 schools have been closed in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger. Read more

  • Article: New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal
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    New York City Is Making 'Hair Discrimination' Illegal

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 18, 2019

    Black women are twice as likely to feel pressured to straighten their hair than white women. Read more

  • Article: Drugs and Violence Threaten Rohingya Men in the World's Largest Refugee Camp
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    Drugs and Violence Threaten Rohingya Men in the World's Largest Refugee Camp

    Feb. 8, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Having inadequate services for teens leaves them vulnerable to human trafficking and exploitation. Read more

  • Article: Maroon 5 Donated $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Ahead of Super Bowl
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    Maroon 5 Donated $500,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters Ahead of Super Bowl

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 7, 2019

    The donation was part of the NFL’s #InspireChange initiative. Read more

  • Article: Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid
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    Here’s What You Should Know About Canada’s History of Foreign Aid

    Jan. 30, 2019

    For #IDW2019, Global Citizen took a look at the past, present, and future of Canada’s foreign aid. Read more

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.
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    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more

  • Article: 10 Celebrities Who Fought for Education in 2018
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    10 Celebrities Who Fought for Education in 2018

    By Jerica Deck|Dec. 13, 2018

    263 million children around the world don’t attend school. These celebs are changing that. Read more