#education

  • Article: Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts
    Education

    Students and Teachers Across Brazil Protest Against Education Funding Cuts

    By Gabrielle Deonath|May 16, 2019

    The government announced it will freeze 30% of education funding due to financial crisis. Read more

  • Article: Lebanese Students Learn Disaster and War Preparedness Through Survival Training
    Education

    Lebanese Students Learn Disaster and War Preparedness Through Survival Training

    May 9, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Schools in the conflict-ridden region emphasize life-saving education for students. Read more

  • Article: These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.
    Girls & Women

    These Scientists Started a Club for 500 Women in STEM. 9,000 Joined.

    By Gaëlle Langué  and  Lindsay Powers|May 7, 2019

    There’s no excuse for not finding a qualified woman, says one of the founders. Read more

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

    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
    Education

    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
    Citizenship

    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
    Citizenship

    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
    Citizenship

    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