Getting 5 million refugee children into school must be ‘highest priority,’ advocates say

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UNITED NATIONS — Human rights advocates are taking advantage of this week’s refugee summit in New York to push world leaders to prioritize education for child refugees, so that they can someday help rebuild their home countries. There are roughly 10 million children and youth refugees – 50 million if migrants and internally displaced children are included.

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Getting 5 million refugee children into school must be ‘highest priority,’ advocates say