Amanda! I just got a notification from infinite campus that your bio grade is a D! For the rest of the week you are to stay after school and get tutored and no going out. No exceptions!
Amanda, a 14 year old who lives in Miami, comes home and is a typical teenager mood.
This is so unfair. I can't believe my stupid mom is making me get a tutor for bio.
Amanda is texting her friend Shay about the latest gossip at Canterberry High when she hears her mom stomping into the family room.
Waaaaaaaaaahh!!! *crying noises*
I wish Mama could send us to school. Don't you Ahmad?
Amanda hates school and is so mad at her mom for making her get a tutor after her bio grade dropped due to a test she just bombed.
Amanda is staying after school for bio tutoring and is clearly not happy about it.
Ashmad, a 14 year old who lives in a rebel -ruled area in northern Iran, is holding his little brother Aziz while his mom is at work. Ashmad dreams of going to school like he used to before his town got taken over by what momma refers to as the "bad guys", to try and protect his five other siblings.
According to a study conducted by UNICEF and UNESCO more than 15 million children are currently out of school in 20 countries across the Middle East and North Africa. The 15 million figure includes the more than 3 million Syrian and Iraqi children who are out of school as a direct result of the violence roiling their countries.