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From an East End council house to a scholarship at £35,000 a year Marlborough

Nadia, 16, has overcome the odds to follow in the footsteps of Sam Cam and Kate Middleton Nadia Hussan’s mother fled war-torn Somalia in the 1980s and now the teenager… Read more »

Tevlin: Refugee turned Rochester grad turned Rhodes scholar is on his way

Ahmed Ahmed was chosen as a 2017 Rhodes Scholar | KATIE SIMS, THE CORNELL DAILY SUN By JON TEVLIN | November 26, 2016 It has been a tough few weeks on immigrants and… Read more »

University of St. Thomas to launch 2-year college for low-income students

By MAURA LERNER , STAR TRIBUNE November 19, 2016 The University of St. Thomas is creating a two-year college for low-income students who have the will but not necessarily the… Read more »

Controversial Saudi school in Bonn to close

Saudi Arabia is closing the King Fahd Academy in Bonn by the end of the year, Saudi diplomats say. Many Germans were wary of the school, which has been suspected… Read more »

Getting children off the streets in Somalia

August 19, 2016 Classes are under way in Mogadishu. These children are in school now, but it hasn’t always been the case. They’re all former street children who have been… Read more »

The incredible story of the asylum seeker who is now a Manchester PhD student

Manchester,  22 July 2016 A young man from Somalia with no formal education has triumphed through adversity to become the first-ever asylum seeker to be admitted onto a PhD programme by The… Read more »

Paralyzing injury, language barrier, doesn’t stop Dalmar Jimale

Five years ago Dalmar Jimale, 20, came to Lewiston from Kenya and knew no English. In 2014 he fell from a fourth-story window and broke his spine, which left him… Read more »

China donates learning materials to Somali school

Chairs that the Chinese Embassy in Somalia donated to the Hamarjabab primary and secondary school in Mogadishu, Somalia on May 22, 2016. (Xinhua/Faisal Isse) MOGADISHU, May 23 (Xinhua) — The… Read more »

Peace partners in Somalia turn to books to help fight Shabaab

The European Union has funded model schools in Somalia to the tune of $6.6 million. FILE PHOTO | AFP Saturday March 26, 2016 International partners in the Somalia peace process… Read more »

How one Minnesota school district handles a rising immigrant population

The United States is now home to the largest number of foreign-born black people in its history and many are K-12 students enrolled in public schools. This presents unique challenges… Read more »