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The educational cost of conflict … children sit inside a looted classroom at the Doronj Sown secondary school after renewed conflict in Bor, Jonglei state, in December 2014. Photograph: Jok Solomon/Reuters


Many children in war-torn countries are missing out on the type of education a lot of other children take for granted. In the Guardian article Bullets banish books in South Sudan as education becomes a casualty of war, James Copnall takes a look at the 4o0,000 children forced out of school due military action. Meanwhile, the BBC’s article Call for global education emergency fund looks at the education summit in Oslo, Norway, and discovers that as many as 124 million children worldwide are not in school.

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