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Syrian Refugee Children Welcomed in Lebanese Schools Despite Challengesi
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Paige Kollock
October 14, 2012
It is back to school time in Lebanon and students are finding new classmates who have fled Syria. The U.N. High Commission for Refugees says there are an estimated 20,000 Syrian refugee children attending Lebanese schools. Paige Kollock reports for VOA from the Bekaa Valley as more Syrians cross the border, the problems of educating them become harder.

Syrian Refugee Children Welcomed in Lebanese Schools Despite Challenges

Paige Kollock

Published October 14, 2012

It is back to school time in Lebanon and students are finding new classmates who have fled Syria. The U.N. High Commission for Refugees says there are an estimated 20,000 Syrian refugee children attending Lebanese schools. Paige Kollock reports for VOA from the Bekaa Valley as more Syrians cross the border, the problems of educating them become harder.


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