Zimbabwean kids are feeling the impact of what Reuters reports is "the throes of an economic crisis widely blamed on (President Robert) Mugabe's policies." How many students in more privileged locations around the world take their education for granted?
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Thirteen-year-old Editor Muza writes mathematics on the wall of her family's makeshift home in Hatcliffe on the outskirts of the Zimbabwean capital Harare Jan. 16, 2007. The girl is among thousands of children no longer attending school following a steep hike in school fees. A steep rise in school fees and the exorbitant price of uniforms and stationery have driven the cost of education beyond the reach of many.