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21 April 2017
"Where in the world are student protests crushed with such force & brutality, pellets & tear gas shells rain today many got injured"
Fernando Holiday was inspired by the Escola Sem Partido (School Without Party) campaign, which divides opinion in Brazil.
14 April 2017
When a Japanese private school was caught making racist and nationalistic remarks, the ensuing scandal started a national conversation about the relevance of a pre-war imperial edict on education.
13 April 2017
"If the students follow these rules, it is because they don’t have the balls to assert their human rights, and they deserve the university where they study".
12 April 2017
Mahila Swarojgar Samiti is helping teenage girls in Varanasi shape their identity and find more confidence in their sexuality through football.
4 April 2017
On April 4, the Hungarian government adopted an amendment to new legislation on higher education that might bring an end to the Central European University.
2 April 2017
28 March 2017
Russian youths have invigorated Alexey Navalny's anti-corruption campaign by challenging educators in classrooms and sharing footage of teachers and administrators trying to indoctrinate students against political activism.
21 March 2017
Leaked audiotape reveals how a Russian school principal insulted her students, saying they lack patriotism, after they challenged her criticisms of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
16 March 2017
7 March 2017
In the latest installment of the series 'Cows That Fly, Schools That Crumble', two students are forced to make a dangerous river crossing to get to class.
“War is merciless. Many women and children have been burdened with supporting families that have lost the main breadwinner. They have no choice but to work."
6 March 2017
Beginning this summer, the Indian government will controversially start requiring more than 100 million school children to show their Aadhaar (national identity) card in order to claim their lunches.
3 March 2017
Vybz Kartel Supporters Threaten Former Jamaican Culture Minister Over Remarks About Dancehall's Violent Lyrics
"I pray that Jamaicans who value common decency will push back against this new normal and defend Jamaica’s true culture. If we lose this battle, we will have lost Jamaica."
1 March 2017
"...if you give young women a chance by giving them an education, they can become valuable," says director Samantha Grant about her film "Daughters of the Forest".
23 February 2017
Critics say Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has engineered a police crackdown in Angola on an international private school.
Higher education in Puerto Rico finds itself in crisis following major budget cutbacks and a wave of resignations at the University of Puerto Rico.
7 February 2017
4 February 2017
3 February 2017
"A good soldier has fallen. Inevitable but still very sad. You will be missed by a whole country. History certainly will NOT forget YOU.”