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  • It has been more than five years since the outbreak of war against President Bashar al-Assad that has since drawn in foreign military involvement and allowed for the growth of Islamic State. As a result, millions of Syrian children have had limited access to education. With schools themselves at times attacked, teachers make do with the basics to provide education. <br> <br> A teacher conducts a lesson inside a cave in the rebel-controlled village of Tramla, in Idlib province, Syria, March 27, 2016.
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  • Internally displaced children attend a class inside a cave in the rebel-controlled village of Tramla, in Idlib province, Syria, March 27, 2016.
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  • Internally displaced children attend a class inside a cave in the rebel-controlled village of Tramla, in Idlib province, Syria March 27, 2016. The cave accommodates around 120 students, divided into two shifts.
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  • Internally displaced student Shahed Shahine, 13, attends a class inside a cave in the rebel-controlled village of Tramla, in Idlib province, Syria, March 27, 2016.
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  • Internally displaced children attend a class inside a cave in the rebel-controlled village of Tramla, in Idlib province, Syria, March 27, 2016. A group of people, who live in a cave, have set up a school for children during the day.
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  • Internally displaced children walk up the stairs of a cave after attending a class in the rebel-controlled village of Tramla, in Idlib province, Syria, March 27, 2016.
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  • Girls attend a discussion under a riddled roof during a celebration marking the end of the school year in the town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, May 21, 2016. <br> <br> The sign on the curtain reads in Arabic, "Childhood in the United Nations, between the dream and reality".
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  • Girls attend a class celebration for successfully completing the school year in the rebel-held besieged town of Douma, eastern Damascus suburb of Ghouta, Syria, June 2, 2016.
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  • Girls attend a final exam inside a school in the town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, May 24, 2016.
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  • Girls wait on a staircase during a celebration marking the end of the school year in the town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, May 21, 2016.
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  • Girls stand welcoming visitors with dates at the entrance of their school in the town of Douma, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, May 25, 2016.
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  • A boy stands in a mobile educational caravan for children who do not have access to schools on the outskirts of the Syrian rebel-held town of Saraqib, Idlib province, March 10, 2016.
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  • A volunteer teacher teaches inside a mobile educational caravan for children who do not have access to schools on the outskirts of the Syrian rebel-held town of Saraqib, Idlib province, March 10, 2016. The group "Saraqib Youth Gathering" created a mobile learning caravan to reach children who have no access to schools in the area.
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  • A defaced image of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad is pictured on a wall inside “Syria, The Hope” school on the outskirts of the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town, in Idlib province, Syria, June 1, 2016.
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  • A student sits in front of a wall decorated with Arabic alphabet inside the “Syria, The Hope” school on the outskirts of the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town, in Idlib province, Syria, June 1, 2016. The school is partially occupied and it teaches students until fourth grade. The building that is heavily damaged was used by government forces as a base before the rebel fighters took control of the area.
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  • Damage is seen inside “Syria, The Hope” school on the outskirts of the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town, in Idlib province, Syria, June 1, 2016.
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  • Students form a circle as they play during a celebration marking the end of the school year, at “Syria, The Hope” school on the outskirts of the rebel-controlled area of Maaret al-Numan town, in Idlib province, Syria, June 1, 2016.
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