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This Syrian Refugee From Aleppo Will Do Whatever It Takes to Get an Education

Oula A. Alrifai | Posted 05.05.2016 | World
Oula A. Alrifai

What if you had to make a decision between continuing to work as a child laborer to make ends meet for your family or planning to risk the choppy waters and dangerous journey of taking a refugee boat from Turkey to Greece? This is the dilemma of Shrivan, a 16-year-old boy who fled Aleppo, Syria three years ago to southern Turkey.

Affordable Model Could Get 1 Million Syrian Refugee Children In School

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.21.2015 | Impact

A reasonably priced education program could get 1 million Syrian refugees into school by the beginning of October, according to the U.N. For many of ...

Report: Getting 2.8 Million Syrian Kids In School Could Help End Conflict

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.02.2015 | Impact

Syria currently has one of lowest education rates in the world, a consequence of the civil war that could prolong the crisis even further. Accordin...

14 Million Syrian Kids Are Suffering As War Enters 5th Year. Here's Who's Helping

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.16.2015 | Impact

Sunday marks the start of the fifth year of the civil war in Syria, which has devastated the lives of some 14 million children, according to UNICEF. ...

Meet The 'Malala' Of Syria Who's Urging Refugees To Get An Education

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 09.17.2015 | Impact

She’s been dubbed the “Malala” for Syrian refugees and it’s easy to see why. After fleeing the horrors of her country’s bloody civil war,...

Report: At Least 160 Syrian Children Were Killed In School Attacks Last Year

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 01.09.2015 | Impact

Militants waged at least 68 attacks on Syrian schools last year, killing and injuring hundreds of children. But experts fear that those figures may be...

ISIS Closes Schools In Syria, Leaving Thousands Without Education

Reuters | Posted 03.08.2015 | World

* Militants order school closures in three Syrian provinces * Curriculum to conform with "religious rules" (Adds details) ...

On 3rd Anniversary Of Syrian Civil War, Children Face Malnutrition, Poverty, Death (How To Help)

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact

Saturday marks three years since the start of the bloody civil war in Syria that has claimed more than 140,000 lives and has made life for children in...

Award-Winning Photo Tells Us More About The Syria Crisis Than Any Statistic Can

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 03.06.2014 | Impact

For its 2013 Photo of the Year award, UNICEF chose a haunting image of an injured and bleeding Syrian child to underscore just how desperate the situa...

Will I Ever Need To Know This In Real Life?

Meral Barlas | Posted 03.19.2014 | Teen
Meral Barlas

School. That one word sends shivers along the spines of students around America. As the alarm rings, you groan and drag yourself out of bed, hoping this day will go faster than the last. But oceans apart, there are many children who wake up excitedly to be able to go to school.

Syrian Children Head Back To School As U.S. Strike Fears Subside

Reuters | Posted 11.15.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Sept 15 (Reuters) - Thousands of Syrian school children started their academic year on time on Sunday after concern that schools would not...

Syria's 'Operation Fairy Tale': Reading in War Zones and Other Initiatives

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 02.04.2013 | World
Rym Tina Ghazal

Some might say this is the last thing Syrians need now; that what they need are basic necessities like water, food and a safe home. But any diversion from an ugly and harsh reality -- if only for a few minutes -- could do wonders.