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“Our education is our power” – an Afghan girl on going to school

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No matter how many books or schools they destroy, the truth is that these people are afraid of educated girls and they want to feel a drop of the fear they feel everyday. Continue reading

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Gaps in code aren’t OK and neither is the gender gap in tech

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“It didn’t surprise me when I walked into a computer coding class and I was one of only three girls in a crowd of boys.” Continue reading

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Pakistani youth ambassadors are “inspiration to all who feel helpless”

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Keegan and Elisa from the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Md., recently interviewed Khainat and Shazia,…read more

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Students React to Mark Wahlberg’s Stay in School Pep-Talk

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Students at T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Va., got a visit last week from actor Mark Wahlberg who dropped out of high school, but…read more

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Getting Rejected From Your Dream College Isn’t the End of the World

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An editorial in the Wall Street Journal by high school senior Suzy Lee Weiss entitled “To (All) the Colleges That Rejected Me” accuses colleges of…read more

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