In the magazine this week, Dale Russakoff writes about Newark’s school system and the difficulties faced by its children and educators as they struggle for success: http://nyr.kr/1mh6Ts9
Last month, the photographer Krisanne Johnson visited a school in the city’s South Ward. Take a look at a slide show of her photographs: http://nyr.kr/1jozhDi
Though the construction of a dam could offer benefits to millions of Nepalese and Indian citizens such as reliable electricity, better healthcare, flood management, infrastructure development and an improved standard of living, residents local to the Koshi River fear it will destroy their way of life.
This report is part of the Pulitzer Center sponsored project: “Nepal: Water Rights on the Koshi River" by student fellows Jennifer Gonzalez and Steve Matzker.
Frida Friday: In 1946, Frida taught at the new experimental art school “La Esmeralda,” and despite her unconventional methods, she proved to be inspirational to her students.
Image Credit: Frida Kahlo, Guillermo Kahlo, 1926 ©Frida Kahlo Museum