United States

Actresses among dozens indicted in $25m US college scam

Fraud scheme helped children of wealthy parents cheat their way into top US universities since 2011, prosecutors say.

Latin America

Venezuela children take risky trips to Colombia for school

With border crossings closed thousands of Venezuelan children journey into neighboring Colombia to attend school.

Education

'This is how we'll change the country' - inside Kabul's book bus

Organisers of Kabul's mobile library want to encourage critical thinking and introspection among Afghan children.

'This is how we'll change the country' - inside Kabul's book bus

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli army, settlers 'routinely harass' Nablus students

West Bank school's staff documented 65 Israeli violations during first semester, at least three more since January 24.

Israeli army, settlers 'routinely harass' Nablus students

Witness

Sierra Leone: The Husband School

Trying to tackle sexual violence in Sierra Leone, one man teaches men how to be better husbands.

Education

Using dance to get Nigeria's street kids back in school

How Seyi Oluyole's Dream Catchers captured the attention of celebrities and made their way back to the classroom.

Using dance to get Nigeria's street kids back in school

Education

Oakland teachers walk out in latest educator strike to hit US

Teachers demand pay increase and want the California district to hire more counsellors and nurses to support students.

Oakland teachers walk out in latest educator strike to hit US

Latin America

Venezuela's school system collapsing due to economic crisis

Starving schoolchildren, striking teachers and decrepit buildings are contributing to the breakdown of Venezuela's educational system.

United States

Thousands of Denver teachers walk out for better pay

Denver teachers say that the non-traditional pay system in the district leads to high turnover, harming students.

Denver teacher strike: Thousands walk out for better pay

Africa

Zimbabwe school teachers launch nationwide strike

School teachers in Zimbabwe are demanding better working conditions and to be paid in US dollars, rather than government bonds, which constantly lose value.

Special series

Fight to learn: Eight must-see documentaries about education

Al Jazeera follows students defying the odds to go to school, and teachers trying to make education available to all.

Fight to learn: Eight must-see documentaries about education

Education

Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal to end strike

Teachers' union says supermajority of its 30,000 members back tentative agreement reached with school officials.

Los Angeles teachers approve contract deal to end strike

Education

LA teachers, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

Union members are expected to vote on the deal on Tuesday, meaning teachers are likely to be back to work on Wednesday.

LA teachers, school district reach tentative deal to end strike

Witness

Taiwan School Bank Experiment: Money Lessons for Life

A school in Taiwan uses a controversial social experiment to teach students the value of money.

Labour

Striking LA teachers hopeful as union leaders urge rally

Some 30,000 teachers who have gone without a contract for nearly a year walked off the job on Monday.

Striking LA teachers hopeful as union leaders urge rally