Clooney foundation to fund schools for Syrian refugees

NEW YORK  — George Clooney’s charitable foundation is planning to open seven public schools for Syrian refugee children.

The Clooney Foundation for Justice announced a new partnership Monday with Google, HP and UNICEF to provide education for more than 3,000 refugee children in Lebanon.

George Clooney and his wife, British human-rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Clooney, who was born in Lebanon, said in a statement Monday that the foundation’s commitment of more than $2 million toward education for Syrian refugees aims to prevent thousands of young people from becoming “a lost generation.”

Read the rest of the article on USA Today .

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