Libya has cracked down on African migrants seeking to flee to Europe. As a result, Morocco has become the new jumping off point from the African continent. One flashpoint is Ceuta, a Spanish enclave at the northern tip of the country.
Journalist Jackie Spinner reflects on returning to Morocco, the home country of her children.
Language barriers in scientific research often prove burdensome in developing countries like Morocco. Students’ experiences suggest there is no easy fix.
Morocco’s steps to replace Arabic with French in high school math and science highlight the government’s bid to modernize the country. But they also indicate a decline of nationalist politics.
Like nearly every child with autism in Morocco, my sons did not have equal access to education, which is the subject of a documentary I am producing.
The more time Spinner spends in Morocco, the less progressive it seems, especially when it comes to women’s rights.
The kingdom aspires to be a hub of moderation but in reality remains a conservative, patriarchal society bound by Islamic tenets.
My sons have thrived at the small private school in Morocco that admitted them. But the process made me wonder: How do other parents find a school overseas for children with special needs?
The Moroccan government is revamping language education as a part of a program to reduce unemployment among degree holders. How is it working?
In taking on the role of a green leader among developing nations, Morocco struggles to balance its investment in the future with the needs of today.
Morocco has doubled down on multilingualism to prop up an education system widely seen as inferior to that of past generations. What does this mean for students and teachers?
As economic migrants and refugees continue their march towards Europe, Spain has replaced Italy as the main entry point to the EU. Malcolm Brabant examines the dynamics on both sides of the Straits of Gibraltar.
The Moroccan government is considering an end to its 30-year experiment with Arabic-only education. Are students and teachers ready and willing to return to French?
Morocco is on the verge of transformation, maneuvering to be a financial and political leader in Africa and hub for tolerant Islam. Will a divided society go along with its liberal king?
An unintended planet-wide experiment is underway–leading to warming temperatures and an acidifying ocean.
On February 7, 2014, 300 people rushed a fence dividing Morocco from Spain, a rare land border between Europe and Africa. At least 14 died and border police now face charges of murder. Was it?
The words "surfing" and "Islam" do not generally go together. Yet in Morocco, on Islam's Western shore, surfing has become an increasingly popular sport, attracting waveriders from around the globe.
Marc Herman discusses his reporting on the straits of Gibraltar: borderland between two continents seemingly separated by sea: Europe and Africa.
Jackie Spinner spent three months in Morocco exploring the ways in which the country has become a moderate Islamic hub in the North Africa and to examine the contrast between image and reality.
Ian James and Steve Elfers discuss their global investigation into groundwater depletion.
David Morris reports on the growing popularity of surfing and its unique culture among youth in Sidi Ifni, Morocco.
This week: celebrating World Press Freedom Day, explaining how melting Arctic ice causes extreme weather, and reflecting on the new memorial to lynching victims in Alabama.
Stanford University reports on this year's Knight-Risser Prize, won by grantee Ian James.
Pulitzer Center grantees receive award for helping audiences understand the global significance of groundwater depletion on land rights, livelihoods and the environment.
Comprehensive, interactive reporting project by Ian James and Steve Elfers for The Desert Sun and USA Today is honored by the Overseas Press Club for environmental reporting.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
This week's news on all things Pulitzer Center Education.
The new climate agreement is good news, but there is much more to be done.
In celebration of World Press Freedom Day, we've compiled our top five lesson plans on the importance of a free media, and how journalists and citizens stand up for it around the world.
In this short lesson, students consider the role of the media and their own relationship with journalism by exploring a story on press freedom in Morocco.
This plan includes lessons connected to the work of journalists that presented at the University of Chicago Summer Teacher Institute in June 2017.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented from The Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 "Guernica" with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
The following World Water Day lesson plan and classroom resources for humanities, science, social studies, media and English teachers ask students to investigate four Pulitzer Center reporting...
Resources to support student Letters to the Next President inspired and informed by global problems such as water access, climate change, forced migration and more.
The following lesson explores the project "Pumped Dry," which covers the recent shortage of vanishing groundwater. It teaches skills of persuasion.
Students will discuss how they use water, predict the impacts of a reduced groundwater supply, investigate articles and video, and create advocacy campaigns in support of groundwater regulations.
This lesson plan examines the effects of rapidly depleting groundwater reserves around the world using photos, video, interactive maps, startling statistics and rich interviews.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.