Syrian refugee girls are pictured at a school for Syrian refugee girls, built by the Lebanese non-profit Kayany Foundation in Bar Elias town, in the Bekaa valley, Lebanon October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Aziz Taher
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Only 1.4 percent of eligible Syrian refugees are enrolled in secondary school, where there are the most serious barriers to education access for refugees in Lebanon, a report published Monday found.The foundation, which is based in Dubai and offers educational grants to refugees, published the report, titled "Pathways to and Beyond Education for Refugee Youth in Jordan and Lebanon," alongside the American University in Beirut's Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs. Within the education sector, the lack of support for secondary education is disrupting traditional educational pathways, by which some choose after the secondary level to enter the labor market, while others choose to go into tertiary education.
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