Students say fee increases make life even more difficult.
The safety of children at schools is at risk following the water shortage in the Syrian capital.
With two thirds of the Arab population under 30, a United Nations agency makes an urgent call for economic and political reform.
Research with refugee children is scarce, but what research there is shows a strong need for early intervention, and a risk of perpetuating a cycle of violence.
Sudan is the one Arab country that allows Syrians unconditional entry. But they face difficulties settling there, especially in education.
In Lebanon, a diploma program improves teaching in the classrooms for refugee children and opens employment possibilities for Syrian university graduates.
Basim Abdallah started out studying law at the University of Damascus. Now he is studying Arabic in Jordan, trapped by educational and employment restrictions.
The U.K.-based Commonwealth Secretariat ranks Arab countries as doing fairly well on Arab educational development, compared to their international peers.
Syrians seeking to leave their country and neighboring countries to reach greater economic and educational opportunity are finding themselves trapped.
UNICEF report shows how lessons learned from vocational training for refugees could help Arab students across the region find jobs.