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· January, 2017

Stories about Education from January, 2017

The Struggle to End Female Genital Mutilation in Africa

"If I had previously known what I know today, I would never have circumcised a single woman. We have caused much suffering to many daughters and wives."

Worried About Its Future, This Former East German City Recruited Syrian Refugees

In Golzow, the population had shrunk so much that authorities were considering closing the village's only elementary school. That's when the town mayor invited Syrian refugee families to move in.

UK Horror Writer Graham Masterton Organizes Short Story Contest for the Inmates of Poland's Prisons

“The prisoners can write about anything they like. Even though they’re locked up, I want to see them setting their imagination free.”

How Many Cows Does It Take To Get A University Degree?

Paying for higher education in Paraguay is difficult for most citizens. For indigenous women, it is doubly difficult.

The Weird and Wonderful Work of a YouTuber Stay-at-Home Dad

Today you can find dozens of music videos shared on YouTube by a channel called “Kids Learning Tube,” where an anonymous American man has spent years uploading educational singing cartoons.

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