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Fethullah Gulen’s Race to the Top Is Over

The Turkish cleric's decades-long plan to use schools to acquire political power and cultural influence has ended in shambles.

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Erdogan’s Purge Is a Sectarian War

The alliance between Erdogan and Gulen came apart because it's impossible to reconcile their rival interpretations of Islam — and Islamism.

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Boarding Schools Are a National Security Threat

Britain and the United States rely on elite, private academies to mold their future leaders. Instead of cultivating statesmen, they’re producing brutish, entitled, insecure bullies.

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The Two-School Solution

With de facto segregation the norm in Israeli schools, a wave of outspoken parents and teachers is arguing that only truly integrated classrooms can bring peace.

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In New Delhi, a Nation’s Treasures Consumed by Fire

“A loss of a natural history collection at this scale has not been seen outside of war."

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