George and Amal Clooney have committed to help 3,000 Syrian refugee children go to school in Lebanon, Reuters reports.The Clooney Foundation for Justice has teamed up with Google and HP Inc. to help UNICEF and the Lebanese Ministry of Education open seven “second shift” schools, which offer special afternoon classes exclusively for the relocated Syrian children. Formal education can help change that, the Oscar winner and his international human rights lawyer wife said in a joint statement.UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake added: By supporting the work of UNICEF and our partners to deliver education to every child affected by the conflict in Syria, the Clooney Foundation for Justice is not only investing in the futures of individual children, it is investing in the future of the entire region.
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