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Life Changing Refugee Education

Refugee students in Africa working on laptops

Deirdre Fernandes and Keith Bedford of the Boston Globe newspaper recently published an extensive, image-rich article on Southern New Hampshire University’s work with refugee students in Africa.  The piece is filled with sobering data points and inspirational stories aptly entitled “An Education in Hope.”  I encourage you to read about these brave people and share your thoughts on how education can be a pathway to opportunity.

Click here for the Boston Globe article.

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