Mounting crisis in Syria results in collapse of education

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Syria crisis: “Education Interrupted”, global action to rescue the schooling of a generation UNICEF/Jordan-2013-Noorani

The decline in education for Syrian children has been the sharpest and most rapid in the history of the region, according to UNICEF- the lead agency on a paper analyzing Syria's education crisis.

"Education Interrupted", published on Friday, demonstrates how nearly three million children from Syria have been forced to quit their education since 2011.

Fighting in the country has destroyed classrooms and left children too terrified to go to school.

Dianne Penn has more.

Duration: 3’17”

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