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A quarter-billion children getting no education: UN

by Mariëtte Le Roux PARIS, France (AFP) Nearly 260 million children had no access to schooling in 2018, a United Nations agency said in a report Tuesday that blamed poverty and discrimination for educational inequalities that are being exacerbated by the coronavirus outbreak. Children from poorer communities as well as girls, the disabled, immigrants and ethnic minorities were at a distinct educational disadvantage in many countries, the UN s Paris-based education body UNESCO said. In [ ]


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