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On Shanghai Education: A View From the Streets

A Shanghai tailor's shop, photographed on July 21, 2011. (Lynn Lin/Flickr)
Education

Is Shanghai a model of educational equity, as the OECD international school rankings suggest? Asia Society's Jeff Wang offers a ground-level view.

Photo of the Day: Cooling Off in India

An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)
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An Indian boy washes himself with water to cool down in Amritsar, India on May 28, 2013. (Narinder Nanu/AFP/Getty Images)

Photo of the Day: Splashing Through Tokyo

Children run through puddled Ueno Park, Tokyo on March 9, 2012. (Rob Shaw BFL/Flickr)
Multimedia

Children run through puddled Ueno Park, Tokyo on March 9, 2012. (Rob Shaw BFL/Flickr)

Japan Has More Pets Than Kids, but Does That Tell Us Anything?

Pampered pooch all dressed up in Harajuku.
Lifestyle

Japan's pet population surpasses the number of its children, but does that mean the Japanese are opting for pets over parenthood?

(Asian American) Kids Say the Darndest Things

A still from the trailer for HBO's 'East of Main Street: Small Talk.'
Lifestyle

Come to Asia Society New York on Wednesday, May 2, for a screening of the new HBO special 'East of Main Street: Small Talk,' which explores what it's like to be Asian American from the perspective of children.

Children in Chains: Pakistan's Madrassa Scandal

Young Pakistani students sit after being rescued following a police raid on Madrassa Zakarya in Karachi late on December 12, 2011. (ASIF HASSAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Multimedia

A collection of Twitter reactions to the news of at least 50 chained-up students who were recovered from a religious seminary in Karachi.

Photo of the Day: Bows and Purses, Mongolia

Multimedia

"Gender relations start early," comments Jeremy Weate on his photo of two young children playing in Mongolia on November 6, 2011. (Jeremy Weate /Flickr)

A Midday Meal for India's Primary Schools

Indian schoolchildren eat food served as part of The 'Midday Meal' scheme at a Government Primary School in Hyderabad on June 23, 2010. (Noah Seelam/AFP/Getty Images)
Education The Indian government has come up with a genius idea to keep children off the streets and in school, and perhaps most remarkably, improved socialization among children from all castes, by providing just one hot meal during school hours.