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Syria Schools

Attacks on Schools Threaten Children's Future; States Must Act

Steven Haines | Posted 02.15.2015 | World
Steven Haines

When fighters use or attack schools, they deny children their rights to be protected and to be taught in safety. Education is crucial if we are to save a generation of war-affected children.

What Will Become of Syria's Students and Scholars?

Allan E. Goodman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Impact
Allan E. Goodman

The academic crisis is even more dire than Iraq in war-torn Syria, where universities have been occupied or destroyed and thousands of students and professors have been displaced, threatened, or killed.

Amid War, Syrian Children Head Back To School

AP | ALBERT AJI | Posted 09.19.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Facing extraordinary challenges, millions of Syrian children in government-controlled areas returned to school this week despite th...

U.N.: 210,000 Kids In Syria Desperate For Help

AP | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact

GENEVA -- The U.N. children's agency says 420,000 people – half of them children – need immediate help in Syria's western governorate of Homs. ...

Activists: Syrian Security Forces Storm Schools, Detain Students

AP | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

BEIRUT — Syrian security forces moved against several schools around the country Wednesday and detained students who demonstrated against Presid...