Syria was a leader in basic education in the region before the crisis began in 2011: an estimated 97% of primary school-age children were enrolled in school. Today, more than half of school-aged children in Syria are out of school. A recent report by UNICEF and partners highlights how severely the conflict has damaged education, decimating a decade of progress. Here's a look at education in Syria, then and now.
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