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Hi, I'm Martin, this is your after school Newsround
and here's what's coming up on the show.
We bring you Barack Obama's Newsrounds end of term report.
And we meet the children in India having to fit school around work.
First up, There's loads of tennis action with the Australian open
kicking off this week.
Andy Murray has already won his first Grand Slam match
as world number one.
He's through to the second round of the competition.
Another Brit Dan Evans is also through for the first time
ever in his career.
And British female number one Johanna Konta will play later today
when she'll be hoping for a win over Kirsten Flipkens from Belgium.
Next, in just a few days the USA will be getting
a new president and saying goodbye to Barack Obama, who's
run the country for the last eight years.
Lots of Americans think he did a great job,
but many are disappointed in what he's achieved.
So what does his end of term report look like?
Oh, yes, here it is - the end of term report
for Mr Barack Obama.
Well, let's see how he's done for the past eight years.
Well, Barak had a good start.
Getting the job of President was a big achievement.
When he was born, black people didn't even have the same
rights as white people, in large parts of the USA.
Now, let's take a look at the big projects Mr Obama focused on.
People in the US pay doctors and hospitals for treatment.
Barak launched a plan to allow more people to access
affordable health care.
But many people disagree with the plan and
the next President has said he may scrap it.
Barak and his team helped achieve a climate agreement between
the US and most of the world's other countries, lowering the amount
of gases that cause climate change.
Obama wanted tougher gun laws in America, but he had a lot of
opposition and didn't achieve any big changes.
Supporters think he has been a great example as the first
black president of the US, but others think he hasn't done enough
to change the long-standing problems of racism in America.
Well, Barak certainly enjoyed getting involved in
lots of activities, never afraid to give things a go
and not shy of the camera.
As he leaves, Barak Obama is a pretty popular president with many
But his one big promise was to unite the US and, as Donald
Trump becomes President, the United States is more divided
than when Obama took over.
That's not all Barak Obama's fault, but he
probably wishes he could have done more to change things.
Next, in some parts of the world children can't go to school
because they have to earn money for their families.
Now a new school in Mumbai, in India, is helping those who have
jobs to fit their education around their work.
In India, millions of children are missing out on school.
For lots of them, it's because they're trying to earn a
living, like these children who sell things to drivers who've stopped at
But one project in Mumbai is bringing school closer.
In this converted shipping container,
in the middle of a busy traffic junction, kids get taught a range of
subjects in the afternoon, while still having time to earn money
before and after school.
12-year-old Kalpana has been selling garlands since she was six.
Now she dreams of becoming a pilot.
TRANSLATION: I did not know anything before coming here.
But now I'm learning languages and maths.
I can also write my name in English.
With an education, these children can follow their dreams.
For some, that means following in the footsteps of
TRANSLATION: I want to become a teacher and then
help underprivileged children like us.
Finally, the RSPCA are asking people to check before calling
for emergency help for animals.
It comes after they were called out to catch
a snake which turned out to be a cuddly toy!
It's just one of a number of times when people have mistaken objects
for living creatures.
That's all for now, I'm back with more Newsround tomorrow morning.
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