Jordan to educate more Syrian refugee children

Young Syrian refugees attend a UNICEF-run school at the al-Zaatari refugee camp in the Jordanian city of MafraqJordan has taken measures to allow more Syrian refugee children access to education, winning praise on Monday from Human Rights Watch ahead of the new academic year. The government has instructed state schools to allow Syrian children to enrol for the new year starting in September even if their paperwork is not in order, government spokesman Mohamed Momani said. “The children can get their situation sorted out during the school year,” he told AFP.

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