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UN Appeals for $500M to Get 1M Syrian Children in School

United Nations education envoy Gordon Brown appealed on Tuesday for $500 million to allow half of the two million Syrian children who are refugees in Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan to go to school and offer their families an alternative to fleeing to Europe. The former British prime minister said the aim was then to get all two million refugee children in school in 2017. Brown said that while some 400,000 Syrian children have made their way to Europe and other countries to escape...

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