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Getting to School - 02 Jun 2015
Nothing will stop these students from getting to class.
PHILIPPINES-HUMAN-INTEREST/
RTR4YA81
June 01, 2015
A woman accompanies some students as they wade in the shallow part of a rocky beach to their school to...
Manila, Philippines
A woman accompanies some students as they wade in the shallow part of a rocky beach to their school to...
A woman accompanies some students as they wade in the shallow part of a rocky beach to their school to attend the first day of classes in Sitio Kinabuksan, Kawag village, Subic, Zambales Province, north of Manila June 1, 2015. An estimated 24 million public school students in the primary and secondary levels attend the opening of classes nationwide, local media reported. REUTERS/Lorgina Minguito


TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDONESIA/
RTR2WHUB
January 19, 2012
Students hold on to the side steel bars of a collapsed bridge as they cross a river to get to school...
Lebak, Indonesia
Students hold on to side steel bars of a collapsed bridge as they cross a river to get to school at Sanghiang...
Students hold on to the side steel bars of a collapsed bridge as they cross a river to get to school at Sanghiang Tanjung village in Lebak regency, Indonesia's Banten village January 19, 2012. Flooding from the Ciberang river broke a pillar supporting the suspension bridge, which was built in 2001, on Monday according to Epi Sopian the head of Sanghiang Tanjung village. Sofiah, a student crossing the bridge, says she will need to walk for an extra 30 minutes if she were to take a detour through another bridge. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE ALSO SEE: GF2EB1C0D6Z01
PHILIPPINES
RTX4C9I
December 03, 2007
Students wearing rubber boots use chairs as a make-shift bridge to get to a classroom at Sitio Tapayan...
Manila, Philippines
Students wearing rubber boots use chairs as a make-shift bridge to get to a classroom at Sitio Tapayan...
Students wearing rubber boots use chairs as a make-shift bridge to get to a classroom at Sitio Tapayan elementary school in Taytay, Rizal province, north of Manila July 18, 2007. Teachers claim that the school grounds, built on a former garbage dump site, have no drainage and are constantly inundated with water. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE ALSO SEE: GM1EB3215F201
BRITAIN-WEATHER/STORM
RTX14R2J
October 28, 2013
Theo Harcourt, a 13-year-old student, jumps over a fallen tree as he makes his way to school in Islington,...
London, United Kingdom
A 13-year-old student jumps over a fallen tree as he makes his way to school in Islington, north London...
Theo Harcourt, a 13-year-old student, jumps over a fallen tree as he makes his way to school in Islington, north London October 28, 2013, after strong storm winds and rain battered southern parts of England and Wales early on Monday, forcing flight cancellations, disrupting trains and closing roads and major bridges before the start of rush-hour. Local media dubbed the storm "St. Jude", after the patron saint of lost causes who is traditionally celebrated on October 28. REUTERS/Olivia Harris (BRITAIN - Tags: ENVIRONMENT DISASTER TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-MONSOON/RAINS
RTX11CFH
July 04, 2013
School boys push their bicycles through a flooded road after heavy monsoon rains in the western Indian...
Ahmedabad, India
School boys push their bicycles through a flooded road after heavy monsoon rains in Ahmedabad
School boys push their bicycles through a flooded road after heavy monsoon rains in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad July 4, 2013. Monsoon rains were 4 percent above average in the week that ended on July 3, data from the weather office showed on Thursday, reflecting slowdown in the torrential rains early in the season that caused fatal floods in northern India. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY)
FRANCE/
RTX10TKK
June 19, 2013
Schoolchildren practice on a climbing wall on the opening day of the new pedestrian walkway area between...
Paris, France
Schoolchildren practice on a climbing wall on the opening day of the new pedestrian walkway area between...
Schoolchildren practice on a climbing wall on the opening day of the new pedestrian walkway area between the Orsay Museum and Alma Bridge on the left bank of the River Seine in Paris June 19, 2013. The Paris Mayor inaugurated the pedestrian 2.3 kms (1.4 miles) area, the former Paris left bank expressway, along the Seine River which will offer gardens, cafe, culture and sport activities. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT TRAVEL)
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC/
RTR3C98J
January 09, 2013
A Haitian boy passes, with help from his father, around the locked gate on a bridge that separates Haiti...
DAJABON, Dominican Republic
A Haitian boy passes, with help from his father, around the locked gate on a bridge that separates Haiti...
A Haitian boy passes, with help from his father, around the locked gate on a bridge that separates Haiti from the Dominican Republic, to attend school in the Dominican Republic, in the Dominican city of Dajabon, January 9, 2013. About 1,000 undocumented Haitians residents in the Dominican Republic, who returned to their home country for the year end holidays, waited for the third day on their country's side of tlhe border after being prevented from entering back into the Dominican Republic when the Dominican Army increased border control. REUTERS/Ricardo Rojas (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Tags: SOCIETY IMMIGRATION POLITICS EDUCATION)
KASHMIR/
RTR31WMP
May 11, 2012
Kashmiri children cross a damaged footbridge built over a stream, on their way back home from school...
Srinagar, India
Kashmiri children cross a damaged footbridge built over a stream, on their way back home from school...
Kashmiri children cross a damaged footbridge built over a stream, on their way back home from school in Srinagar May 11, 2012. REUTERS/Danish Ismail (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: SOCIETY)
EGYPT/
RTR2Z9AO
March 12, 2012
Students travel in a vehicle after attending school at Ibsheway el-Malaq village in Gharbia governorate,...
Ibsheway el-Malaq, Egypt
Students travel in a vehicle after attending school at Ibsheway el-Malaq village in Gharbia governorate...
Students travel in a vehicle after attending school at Ibsheway el-Malaq village in Gharbia governorate, about 165 km (103 miles) northeast of Cairo March 12, 2012. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh (EGYPT - Tags: EDUCATION SOCIETY TRANSPORT)
JAPAN-TSUNAMI/
RTR2Z0V6
March 08, 2012
Students walk near a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omika...
MINAMISOMA, Japan
Students walk near a geiger counter at Omika Elementary School in Minamisoma
Students walk near a geiger counter, measuring a radiation level of 0.12 microsievert per hour, at Omika Elementary School, located about 21 km (13 miles) from the tsunami-crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, in Minamisoma, Fukushima prefecture, March 8, 2012, ahead of the one-year anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami. The reopened elementary school, which is the nearest one located to the crippled nuclear power plant, had 205 students before the March 11, 2011 disasters. However, only 91 students remained following its reopening on October 17, 2011. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: DISASTER ANNIVERSARY ENVIRONMENT)
KASHMIR
RTR2PS9C
August 10, 2011
Primary school boys carry their benches after their school was flooded due to heavy rains at Bassi Kalan...
BASSI KALAN, India
Primary school boys carry their benches after their school was flooded due to heavy rains at Bassi Kalan...
Primary school boys carry their benches after their school was flooded due to heavy rains at Bassi Kalan village in the outskirts of Jammu August 10, 2011. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY EDUCATION)
JAPAN
RTR2LL0K
April 25, 2011
Elementary schoolchildren wear protective headgear as they walk to school in Tokyo April 25, 2011. Some...
Tokyo, Japan
Elementary schoolchildren wear protective headgear as they walk to school in Tokyo
Elementary schoolchildren wear protective headgear as they walk to school in Tokyo April 25, 2011. Some schools in Tokyo have asked their students to wear the protective headgear on their way to school and while returning home since March 11's deadly earthquake and tsunami. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon (JAPAN - Tags: DISASTER EDUCATION IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN-NATO/
RTXX4MC
January 27, 2011
A school boy, carrying a backpack, walks past burning fuel tankers along the GT road in Nowshera, located...
Nowshera, Pakistan
A school boy, carrying a backpack, walks past burning fuel tankers along the GT road in Nowshera, Pakistan...
A school boy, carrying a backpack, walks past burning fuel tankers along the GT road in Nowshera, located in Pakistan's Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province October 7, 2010. Gunmen in Pakistan set fire to up to 40 supply trucks for NATO troops in Afghanistan on Wednesday, police said. REUTERS/Adrees Latif (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW)
PALESTINIANS-ISRAEL/
RTR2BPFH
March 16, 2010
A Palestinian schoolgirl walks past Israeli border police officers on her way home from school during...
SHUAFAT, Palestinian Territories
A Palestinian schoolgirl walks past Israeli border police officers during clashes in Shuafat
A Palestinian schoolgirl walks past Israeli border police officers on her way home from school during clashes between Israeli troops and Palestinian stone-throwers in the Shuafat refugee camp in the West Bank near Jerusalem March 16, 2010. Palestinians mounted violent protests in Jerusalem on Tuesday and President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy cancelled plans to return to the region as a U.S.-Israeli crisis over Jewish settlement plans deepened. REUTERS/Ammar Awad (WEST BANK - Tags: CIVIL UNREST MILITARY POLITICS IMAGES OF THE DAY) FOR BEST QUALITY IMAGE: ALSO SEE GM1E63M1O9001.
SRILANKA/
RTR25GE4
July 08, 2009
School girls walk across a plank on the walls of the 16th century Galle fort July 8, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek...
Galle, Sri Lanka
School girls walk across a plank on the walls of the 16th century Dutch fort in Galle
School girls walk across a plank on the walls of the 16th century Galle fort July 8, 2009. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash (SRI LANKA SOCIETY)
PHILIPPINES/
RTX8M81
September 10, 2008
Students walk across a flooded street during a heavy downpour which brought traffic in parts of Manila...
Manila, Philippines
Students walk across a flooded street IN Manila
Students walk across a flooded street during a heavy downpour which brought traffic in parts of Manila to a standstill September 10, 2008.
REUTERS/Darren Whiteside (PHILIPPINES)
WEATHER
RTRBY7R
December 12, 2000
Students, walking to school, are dwarfed by power towers as they fight their
way across an open field,...
Pickering, Canada
STUDENTS FIGHT WIND AND SNOW WALKING TO SCHOOL IN WINTER STORM.
Students, walking to school, are dwarfed by power towers as they fight their
way across an open field, during a winter storm, in Pickering east of
Toronto December 12, 2000. The first severe winter storm of the season blew
its way up through the mid-west of the United States and into eastern Canada
dumping up to 50 centimeters of snow combined with 70 kilometer winds and
numbing temperatures. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS

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