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UN: Syria Conflict Robbing More Than 1.3M Children of Education

The U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF) cites children’s education as one of the prime victims of Syria’s ever-worsening war.   The agency estimates between 1.3 million and 1.6 million children throughout the country are not regularly attending school.   While there are conflicting reports about the scale of the current school closures, UNICEF spokesman Christof Boulierac said there are indications some attacks against schools are deliberate. “Sixty-eight attacks against schools...

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