“We were the ones hoping to shape the future, but they took that future away from us,” a teen girl writes, describing the “terror” of attending a high school in northern Afghanistan under Taliban control.
A 19-year-old dressmaker in Kabul fears her dreams of continuing her education will make her a target for the Taliban.
An Afghan college student had only heard stories about what life was like under the Taliban. Then months before graduation, "everything fell apart."
A school teacher in central Afghanistan laments the loss of educational opportunities for girls and women since the Taliban took control.
Girls’ education—once a signature achievement of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan—is increasingly under threat as the Taliban tightens its grip.
As COVID-19 shifts classrooms online, remote schooling poses a special challenge for families who are not fluent in English.
In April of 2015, after Ebola ravaged Sierra Leone and paralyzed West Africa, schools finally began reopening. Thousands of children eagerly returned to school after nine months stuck at home, but 13-year-old Isatu and her…
In 1977, the public school system of Tyler, Texas, a small city 100 miles southeast of Dallas, began expelling students who couldn’t prove they were in the United States legally. The state had passed a law cutting…
Kehinde and Taiwo are among 10.5 million children in Nigeria who are not in primary school — no country in the world has more children out of school.