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33 Eye-Opening Pictures Of Classrooms Around The World

It's that time of year again — back to school!

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Port-au-Prince, Haiti

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Students prepare for the first day of school at the Lycée Du Cent Cinquantenaire in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Sept. 4.

Columbus, New Mexico

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Students cross the border from Columbus, New Mexico, into Palomas, Mexico, after attending classes at Columbus Elementary on March 31. American children living in Mexico make up about 60 percent of the school’s student body.

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Amritsar, India

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A German exchange student takes a selfie with Indian students and teachers during a national Teacher's Day celebration at a school in Amritsar, India, on Sept. 5.

St. Petersburg, Russia

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Cadets of the Nakhimov Naval School attend a ceremony at the start of a new academic year, a day known as the "Day of Knowledge," in St. Petersburg on Sept. 1.

Karo, Indonesia

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Elementary school children play outside as Mount Sinabung spews thick volcanic ash over Karo Regency in North Sumatra, Indonesia, on Feb. 10.

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Daraa, Syria

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A Syrian boy practices basic arithmetic during class in a barn that has been converted into a makeshift school in a rebel-held area of Daraa, Syria, on Nov. 10, 2016.

Jerusalem, Israel

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Ultra-Orthodox students pray during a reading class at the Kehilot Yaacov Torah School for boys in the Ramot neighborhood in Jerusalem on June 24, 2010.

Douma, Syria

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Syrian children circumambulate a model of the Kaaba during an event to teach other children the rites of pilgrimage, in the rebel-held town of Douma, Syria, on Aug. 29.

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Begov Han, Bosnia

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Ramela Meseljevic, a 7-year-old girl born without both of her hands and one of her legs shorter than the other, attends classes in Begov Han, Bosnia, on Dec. 2, 2015.

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Mindanao, Philippines

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Johainah Nasrodeng, 5, writes in her notebook at a makeshift classroom for student evacuees at the Pantar Central Elementary School in Pantar, in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines, on June 6.

Hodeidah, Yemen

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Yemeni students enter a makeshift classroom in the city of Hodeidah, on March 15, 2016, after their school was damaged during the country's ongoing conflict between the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting Shiite Houthi rebels.

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Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

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A member of a local nongovernmental organization attends a class at a makeshift school at Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on April 10.

Jalalabad, Afghanistan

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Afghan students who have lost their parents following suicide bomb attacks study the Qur'an in a classroom at the Afghan Red Crescent Society orphanage in Jalalabad on Aug. 7.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Students raise their hands after being asked how many had lost a family member to gun violence at the Projeto Uere special needs school in Rio de Janeiro on April 5.

Seboruco, Venezuela

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Children attend class outside during a power cut at the state school Don Felipe Zambrano in Seboruco, Venezuela, on June 2, 2016.

Irbid, Jordan

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Students raise their hands and eat a meal distributed by a World Food Program project, created to provide healthy meals to students and encourage good eating habits, at the Hofa Al-Mazar school in Irbid, Jordan, on April 26, 2016.


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