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UN: 3.7 Million Refugees Lack Access to Schools

When armed conflicts or political instability send people fleeing from countries across the world, children leave behind not only their homes but also in many cases their education. That is the focus of a new report Thursday from the U.N. refugee agency, which says 3.7 million children under its mandate do not have access to a school.  The situation gets worse as the kids get older, dropping from 50 percent at primary school age to 22 percent at secondary school age. ...

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