A year ago Syrian school children sparked a revolution by writing anti-regime graffiti on their school walls. Reporter Marine Olivesi went to one school along the Turkish-Syrian border to find out how the students there are coping in exile.
Jacqueline Woodson is one of the most successful writers of young adult lit today. Her books aren't about vampires or rich girls. She's won three Newbery Awards. Woodson deals with tough subjects like teen pregnancy, gender identity,and juvenile crime.
A gold mining boom driven by high global prices is contaminating local villages with toxic lead dust, leading to a crisis that Human Rights Watch says is the worst lead poisoning epidemic in modern history.
In the aftermath of the Libyan revolution, one thing that needs to be addressed is education. Not only are schools being purged of The Green Book, but lots of subjects need to be revamped and modernized. Don Duncan reports.
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