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We applaud News Deeply for (in its own words) working to bridge the newsroom and the classroom, creating educational content for U.S. teachers that won the endorsement of the National Council for the Social Studies.  Its flagship report on Syria includes this sobering description of the situation in the once-safest part of the country:

Younis al-Mahmalji fled the Damascus neighborhood of Jobar in search of safe haven in Latakia, only to find it wasn’t what he had expected.

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