Syrians continue to pursue education facing hardships caused by the ongoing civil war. Three types of schools have emerged out of the chaos.
Florida state lawmakers give final passage to a gun-safety package that raises the legal age for buying rifles and imposes a three-day waiting period on all firearms sales, while also allowing the arming of some public school personnel.
Under the Lausanne Treaty, Turks were given the right to run their own schools in the region of Western Thrace. But community leaders have long complained their facilities lack proper resources.
Before the civil war started, Syria's young people were among the most educated in the Middle East. Literacy levels among men and women were over 90 percent, according to the UN.
Authorities did not identify the gunman responsible for the United States' first fatal school shooting of 2018, nor did they release any details about a motive.
The first cadet college for girls in Pakistan, where girls are still not allowed in such elite schools, will train its future military leaders and fight gender-biased attitudes.
"This is because the assumption is that, in primary education, the groundwork for the Iranian culture of the students is laid," says the head of the state-run High Education Council.
A group of aid organisations, led by the Olive Branch, has launched an initiative called Olive Bus to help children get basic education in a country that has lost a third of its schools in almost a seven-year-long war.
A day after a rare earthquake in South Korea, the country delays its national university entrance exam for the first time in its history due to safety concerns.
A truck equipped with laboratory equipment tours Nigeria's Katsina state, allowing students to conduct experiments.
Turkey is all set to host a meeting of education ministers from 38 African countries in Istanbul. It will focus on the issue of schools in Africa which are linked to the US-based congregation leader Fetullah Gulen and FETO.
As the UN ends its 13-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti, it leaves behind a desperately poor country. But its failing education system is making the situation worse.
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