Education key to maternal and child health

Canadian students are once again filing into classrooms and overtaking school yards, libraries and study halls. But as school-bells ring across the country this week, we are reminded that the "back-to-school" routine means little to the 72 million children and 225 million adolescents worldwide who will never receive an education.

Jennifer Slawich
Published: Wednesday, 09/15/2010 12:00 am EDT

Canadian students are once again filing into classrooms and overtaking school yards, libraries and study halls. But as school-bells ring across the country this week, we are reminded that the "back-to-school" routine means little to the 72 million children and 225 million adolescents worldwide who will never receive an education.

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