Mass Student Deaths in India's Maharashtra Highlight Rights Issues
By Padmapriya Govindarajan
An investigation in India finds mass mistreatment of tribal children in Maharashtra.
South Asia or India: An Old Debate Resurfaces in California
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Should the subcontinent be referred to South Asia or India, especially in the historical sense?
Why Afghanistan’s Citizens Are Frustrated... And Leaving
By Theodore L. Eliot, Jr. and Karl F. Inderfurth
New public opinion data shows the governance shortcomings of Afghanistan's National Unity Government.
Vietnam’s PISA Surprise
By M Niaz Asadullah and Liyanage Devangi Perera
How has the country been able to overcome socioeconomic disadvantages to perform so well?
How Good Are the Best Chinese Universities?
By Dingding Chen
According to one survey, Tsinghua University is now the best engineering school in the world. Is this representative?
In Turkmenistan, Border Woes Trump Education
By Bradley Jardine
Ashgabat has decided to solve its manpower problem by cutting off study abroad for Turkmen students.
Healing Pakistan's Wounds by Building 141 Schools for Peace
By Zareen Muzaffar
The Diplomat speaks to two social entrepreneurs who are addressing Pakistan's shortage of schools.
Afghanistan’s ‘Separate but Equal’ Education System
By Saagar Enjeti
Despite Ashraf Ghani's pledges in the United States, Afghanistan still has a long way to go on women's rights.
Child Brides of South Asia
By Kyla Ryan
How education could unlock the prison of child marriage for young girls.
South Korea's War on Brain Drain
By Tae-jun Kang
South Korea is finally trying to reverse the flow of high quality human capital fleeing the country.
Michelle Obama's China Trip
By Shannon Tiezzi
The First Lady's trip to China provided a high-profile, low-controversy example of U.S.-China relations.
Michelle Obama Will Visit China This Month
By Zachary Keck
The most pressing question is whether Michelle Obama will meet with China’s first lady, Peng Liyuan.