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Tech Is Dominating Efforts To Educate Syrian Refugees

Half of private donors to Syrian students are funding educational technology, says a new report.
Syrian refugees are seen at Elbeyli accommodation facility in Kilis, Turkey. Source: Anadolu Agency

The crisis in Syria has displaced around 1.4 million children and teenagers from their homes. An estimated 900,000 of them are not in school.

Historically, in conflict zones, education has taken a backseat to immediate needs like food, shelter and medical care. But more recently, there has been a movement in the international aid community to provide better "education in emergencies."

Many private companies and nonprofits are stepping up to

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