Today's Picture: Pakistani Private Schools as Alternatives to Madrassas

Private schools in Pakistan are growing as parents seek alternatives to public schools and madrassas.

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By Dan Gilgoff, God & Country


(AP Photo / Alexandre Meneghini)

A girl attends class in a school in Qutbal, Pakistan. The country is witnessing a boom in private schools as parents look for alternatives to underfunded public schools and to the exclusively religious focus of madrassas.

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